Film | Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (1995)

September 16, 2023 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film | Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (1995)

This powerful tribute to the life and work of the renowned anti-colonial theorist Frantz Fanon interweaves archival footage, interviews with family and friends, and dramatizations of pivotal moments in his life to offer a comprehensive and insightful portrait. By situating Fanon’s work within the context of his own time, cultural critics Stuart Hall and Françoise Verges offer compelling insights into the continued relevance of Fanon’s ideas. The film urges viewers to confront the lingering effects of colonialism and racism today. Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask is a thought provoking and deeply moving film about one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century.

Friday, September 15, 2pm
Saturday, September 16, 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, September 17, 2pm

Directed by Isaac Julien. Written by Julien and Mark Nash. UK (French, English, Arabic with English subtitles). 1 hour 10 minutes. Not rated.

$10; $8 seniors and students with ID; $7 members and Wadsworth Welcome. Museum admission not included.