Mahamat-Saleh Haroun: Modern Griot
One of Africa’s greatest contemporary filmmakers, Chadian auteur Mahamat-Saleh Haroun has created a cinema of profound subtlety and human understanding. His lyrical, elegantly minimalist style is a wonder to behold—a deceptively calm surface that belies the complexity of thought and feeling behind each image. Film series curated by Ashley Clark.
Say It Loud: Cinema in the Age of Black Power, 1966—1981
This expansive film series, presented in conjunction with Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition "Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power," features a kaleidoscopic international banquet of features and shorts produced in this revolutionary climate by some of the era’s most incendiary talents. Film series curated by Ashley Clark.