Film: Through a Lens Darkly

March 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
$9; $8 Seniors (62+) & Students with ID; $7 Members; Free for Insider Access Members
Photo by Lyle Ashton Harris in collaboration with Thomas Allen Harris
Photo by Lyle Ashton Harris, Thomas Allen Harris

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People: Based on Deborah Willis’ book, Reflections in Black, this documentary examines the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present. 2014. USA. 92 min. Not Rated. Directed by Thomas Allen Harris.

The evening’s schedule is as follows:

  • 5:30 pm, Reception with cash bar in Loctite Lobby
  • 6:30 pm, Introduction by writer-producer Don Perry and the Amistad Center for Art & Culture‘s Executive Director Olivia White
  • 7 pm, Screening of Through a Lens Darkly
  • 8:30 pm, Q&A with Don Perry and Olivia White

Presented with the Amistad Center for Art & Culture.