FILM FESTIVAL THURSDAY-SUNDAY / OCTOBER 19-22 American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West The 41st Annual Margaret Mead Film And Video Festival Longest running showcase for international documentaries in the United States. For more information, go to: amnh.org/explore/margaret-mead-film-festival…
Screening: NYsferatu: symphony of a century (65 mins, Dir: Andrea Mastrovito) + Roundtable: Our Vampires, Ourselves: Immigrants, Desire, Fear
ALLOWABLE LEVELS: Exposomics, Chemical Kin, and Credible Witnesses in the Genetic Accountabilities of Agrocapitalism, lecture by Vincanne Adams (University of California, San Francisco)
CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS: Thomas Ashe and Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa w/ Screening of REBEL ROSSA (Dir: Williams Cole).
THE EMPEROR’S NEW GENES, 13th Annual Dorothy Nelkin Lecture by Ruha Benjamin (African American Studies, Princeton University)
DISPLACEMENT AND DISPOSSESSION IN THE MELANESIAN PACIFIC, lecture by Paige West (Anthropology, Barnard College)
DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: Cajal and Contemporary Neuroscience
A Documentary Showcase from the 2016-2017 Video Production Seminar, Program in Culture & Media
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
Screening of THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET, a documentary that chronicles a young Liberian man, uprooted by war who returns home with rare 1926 footage of an historic land grab, an explosive reminder of the enduring struggle over land rights.