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