Arthur Jafa, Cinematographer
Artist and photographer Arthur Jafa has also been the cameraman on some major feature films. We show two of them in advance of his in-person lecture on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 2:00 (free and open to all). Admission to each movie is $5, CMA members free (ticket required).
Spike Lee’s semiautobiographical film focuses on a young African American girl living with her mother, father, and four brothers in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, during the early 1970s.
One of the most beautiful color films ever made! Members of a multigenerational Gullah family living on South Carolina’s Sea Islands in the early 1900s prepare to leave their economically depressed community and migrate to northern industrial cities on the mainland.