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Documentary Film

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 8/29/2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 Keep cool with our summer documentary series. Films featured include "Miss Sharon Jones", "13th", "What Happened to Miss Simone", "Black Power Mix Tape", "The Black Jacket", and "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People". Refreshments provided.
Library: Main Branch
Location: East Orange Room
Other Information:
 Through a Lens Darkly: A film that explores how African American communities have used the camera as a tool for social change from the invention of photography to the present. This epic tale poetically moves between the present and the past, through contemporary photographers and artists whose images and stories seek to reconcile legacies of pride and shame while giving voice to images long suppressed, forgotten, and hidden from sight. Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes
Presenter: Adult Services