Jan. 29 | ZER (Dir: Kazim Öz)
Anthropology Colloquia: Lecture by Jillian Cavanaugh (Anthropology and Archaeology, Brooklyn College)
“500 Years: Life in Resistance” documentary follows the trial of Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt for genocide against the country’s indigenous Maya population in the 1980s
The Center for Media, Culture and History is on hiatus for the summer. Programming will resume in September.
THE EMPEROR’S NEW GENES, 13th Annual Dorothy Nelkin Lecture by Ruha Benjamin (African American Studies, Princeton University)
Screening of FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK (1995, 70 min, Dir: Isaac Julien, Prod: Mark Nash). Post-screening discussion with Director Julien and Producer Nash.
DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: Cajal and Contemporary Neuroscience
Su Friedrich presents her latest documentary, I Cannot Tell You How I Feel, featuring her mother Lore, who protests being taken to an independent living facility, alongside her 1985 film The Ties That Bind, which recorded her mother’s recollections of growing up in Nazi Germany
Screenings of Nise: The Heart of Madness and Swim Team, presented with Reel Abilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival, March 2–8, a showcase of award-winning films by and about people with disabilities
Experimental film by indigenous artists BRIAN JUNGEN (DaneZaa) and DUANE LINKLATER (Omaskêko Cree) that takes self-determination over First Nations lands as its central concern