Thursday, October 25, Freer|Sackler Gallery of Art
Runtime: 5 min
A segment from the WNET produced program, Black Journal showing martial arts instructors teaching a class while a small jazz band plays, with karate master Ron Taganashi and musician John Ellington Blair.
In this award-winning film, a Vietnam veteran who has suffered a stroke tries to recapture his war experience for his children, who discover that the true story can be found in the photography and moving images their father has left behind.
An amateur boxer who slices fish all day daydreams of a better life. When a new kid offers to be his sparring partner, he and his twin sister are forced to confront the real reason they’re stuck in fish guts.
American Hunger is the second film in “The Diaspora Suite,” an ongoing series of 16mm films exploring Ephraim Asili’s relationship to the African diaspora.
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