Image from "Daughters of the Dust"
  • Image from "Daughters of the Dust"

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).

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 6:45 pm to 8:40 pm

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.

Friday, October 12, 2018, 6:45 pm to 8:40 pm

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.