Events

Jun 29 2018 - 9:00am to Dec 29 2018 - 5:00pm
Courtney Reid-Eaton, Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) exhibitions director and creative director of CDS's Documentary Diversity Project: "In January of 2018, four Emerging Documentary Artists (EDAs)-Brittany Barbee, Steven Cheek Jr., Paul A. Newman Jr., and Gregory Weaver II-joined the staff of... Read More »
Oct 11 2018 - 9:00am to Feb 17 2019 - 5:00pm
New work by Tamika Galanis in "One Hurricane Season" is part of an ongoing project that the artist/documentarian describes as her life's work, centering around the representation and history of her native Bahamas. The exhibition evolved from the time she spent with family in the Bahamas in the... Read More »
Oct 25 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Public screening of The Model: Oshun and the Dream, Chapter 1 & 2, directed by Kahlil Joseph (2010), 7:57 minutes each; You and I and You, directed by Terence Nance (2015), 7:51 minutes; and Dirty Computer, directed by Janelle Monáe, Andrew Donoho, and Chuck Lightning (2018), 48:37 minutes... Read More »
Oct 26 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Panel discussion with Durham activist, scholar, and entrepreneur Pierce Freelon and artist, activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur. Light lunch served. ----- INFO & EVENTS: aponte.dukefsp.org ----- This event is part of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, a nine-week art exhibit and... Read More »
Oct 26 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Special presentation of a work-in-progress: God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines, directed by Kristian R. Hill (2016), 78 minutes. Followed by a 20-minute Q&A with artist, activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur. ----- INFO & EVENTS: aponte.dukefsp.org ----- This event is part of Visionary... Read More »
Oct 31 2018 - 5:00pm
Award-winning author Marcello Di Cintio will speak about his exploration of the Palestinian experience through first-hand reporting about what art and literature mean to modern Palestinians. Copies of Di Cintio's book, "Pay No Heed to the Rockets" will be available. Light refreshments to follow.
Nov 1 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Join this public discussion with award-winning writers Marcello Di Cintio and Jonathan Katz about the challenges of covering difficult and complex subjects. From Africa to the Caribbean to the walls that increasingly divide us, these writers will also talk about how they see the work of long-form... Read More »
Nov 14 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Talk with 2019 Susan Tifft Fellow Daphne McWilliams at 6 p.m., reception at 5 p.m., Center for Documentary Studies. Free and open to the public. Directions The Center for Documentary Studies' Susan E. Tifft Initiative on Documentary and Journalism explores the meaningful ways in which documentary... Read More »
Nov 16 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Local film curator Vonnie Quest creates a thematic program titled, "Reclamation of Being." Next door, the Power Plant Gallery will remain open until 8 pm for Third Friday Durham. ----- INFO & EVENTS: aponte.dukefsp.org ----- This event is part of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, a... Read More »
Nov 17 2018 (All day)
The art exhibit Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom focuses on an extraordinary - and now lost - historical artifact: a "Book of Paintings" created by José Antonio Aponte, a free black carpenter, artist, and former soldier who was also the leader of an ambitious antislavery movement in Cuba... Read More »