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Unmaking The Mask, BAMcinématek, Brookyn, USA


“Unmaking The Mask”, will close the series “Black Skin, White Masks: Cinema Inspired by Frantz Fanon” on Thursday 26 October.

A selection of daring, thought-provoking shorts by contemporary filmmakers whose work is influenced by Frantz Fanon.

Following the films, Leah Gilliam and Ja'Tovia Gary will join series programmer Ashley Clark for an onstage discussion.

Image from 'Now Pretend' by Leah Gilliam, 1991

Image from 'Now Pretend' by Leah Gilliam, 1991

The films in the programme will be: 'The Finding Fanon Trilogy' by Larry Achiampong & David Blandy,  ‘Slowly This’ by Arthur Jafa, ‘Now Pretend’ by Leah Gilliam, and, the NY premiere of a new work by Ja’Tovia Gary.

Programme curated by Ashley Clark, Senior programmer, BAMcinématek

Thu, Oct 26, 2017, 7pm


Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)