Saturday, October 27, NMAAHC
Runtime: 125 min 25th Anniversary!
While in West Africa, a young model named Mona (Oyafunmike Ogunlano) encounters an old mystic and gets transported into the past where she is enslaved on a plantation. Recently restored, this is the 25th anniversary screening of this highly lauded and moving film.
Check out some amazing objects in the museum's collection
related to this film.
James Baldwin and comedian-activist Dick Gregory speak to a group of radical West Indian students in London about everything from the state of the civil rights movement to the perils of false consciousness.
Produced in collaboration with Malcolm X and narrated by Ossie Davis, this call to arms layers revolutionary text from multiple sources with gritty, shot-on-the-streets-of-New York footage of African-American struggle.
Agnès Varda turns her camera on an Oakland demonstration against the imprisonment of activist and Black Panthers cofounder Huey P. Newton.
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