Reclaiming the Gaze: Shorts Programme + discussion
To kick off the season, we delve into the history, craft and unique visual quality behind images of the black feminine.We are pleased to announced the following panellists for this event: Grace Barber-Plentie (Chair, gal-dem), Karen Alexander, Kelli Weston and Tega Okiti.
Join gal-dem magazine for a special season introduction delving into the history, craft and unique visual quality behind images of the black feminine. With early narrative work from Julie Dash, a rich archival documentary about about Stonewall uprising hero Stormé DeLarverie and fearlessly bold work from Ngozi Onwurah, this event uncovers the imprint made by black women filmmakers and will inspire you to explore the rest of our Unbound season.
Diary of An African Nun
USA 1977. Dir Julie Dash. With Barbara-O. 13min
35mm restored print courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive
Stormé: Lady of the Jewel Box
USA 1991. Dir Michelle Parkerson. 21min
White Men Are Cracking Up
UK 1996. Dir Ngozi Onwurah. 20min
White Men Are Cracking Up is also available on BFI Player.
Presented by gal-dem magazine.
L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is a project by UCLA Film & Television Archive developed as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980.