Films Week of Friday, December 9, 2022-Thursday, December 15, 2022
Portrait of Courage: Gentileschi, Wiley, and the Story of Judith Through April 16, 2023
Created 400 years apart, two paintings of the same subject by Artemisia Gentileschi and Kehinde Wiley raise contemporary issues through a historical lens, revealing shared narratives and ideas across …
03 Feb Fri / 2023
Ayoka Chenzira’s feature film explores the life of teenager Rainbow Gold, who is entering womanhood and navigating standards of beauty, self-image, and the rights Black women have over their bodies.
04 Feb Sat / 2023
Chaos reigns in the riotously funny debut feature from visual artist Martine Syms. This fantastical day-in-the-life of a Black artist is a rollicking satire of art-world pretensions and a rowdy portrayal of sex and drugs in the Internet age.
An investigation into film history that doubles as a romantic comedy, The Watermelon Woman is a dazzlingly inventive landmark of the New Queer Cinema.
05 Feb Sun / 2023
This unique drama presents parallel African American love stories about a deaf woman and a hearing man who live in Chicago, decades apart.