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Still from Evoking the Mulatto (Lindsay Catherine Harris, 2015, 7 min.). Photo courtesy of the director

Thursdays in June: Black Queer Brooklyn on Film

June 22, 2017

11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor

On view every Thursday throughout June, this series presents new short films by young, black, queer, female-identified, and gender-nonconforming artists and filmmakers working in Brooklyn today.

The series riffs on the contributions of the Combahee River Collective, a black lesbian feminist organization formed in 1974, and their Black Feminist Statement, and is presented in conjunction with the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85.

Films are shown in the following order. The running time for the entire series is 2 hours and 50 minutes; following the first run at 11 am*, it repeats at 1, 4, and 7 pm. Free with Museum admission. This program contains mature content and may not be suitable for all audiences.

  • i am light (Isabella Reyes, 2016, 5 min.)
  • Pain Revisited (Dyani Douze and Nontsikelelo Mutiti, 2015, 14 min.)
  • An Ecstatic Experience (Ja’Tovia Gary, 2015, 6 min.)
  • KILO | Iba se 99 (Tiona Nekkia McClodden, 2015, 10 min.)
  • 195 Lewis (Chanelle Aponte Pearson, 2016, 14 min.)
  • Afronauts (Frances Bodomo, 2014, 14 min.)
  • Black Girl Magic: Gio (Stefani Saintonge, 2016, 8 min.)
  • Happy Birthday Marsha (Reina Gossett and Sasha Wortzel, post-production, 4 min. [excerpt])
  • Portrait of Ryann Holmes (Chanelle Aponte Pearson, 2016, 6 min.)
  • Evoking the Mulatto: It’s Not a Cool Word (Lindsay Catherine Harris, 2015, 7 min.)
  • Evoking the Mulatto: Beautiful Black Family (Lindsay Catherine Harris, 2015, 7 min.)
  • The Personal Things (Reina Gossett, 2016, 3 min.)
  • black enuf* (Carrie Hawks, 2016, 22 min.)
  • LOOSE (D'hana Perry, 2012-ongoing, 23 min. [excerpt])
  • And Nothing Happened (Naima Ramos-Chapman, 2016, 15 min.)
  • This Ain’t A Eulogy: A Ritual for Re-Membering (Taja Lindley, 2017, 10 min.)

*the 11 am screening begins with Black Girl Magic: Gio (Stefani Saintonge, 2016, 8 min.)