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Danny Clay and Theresa Wong. Courtesy of the artists.
Music

Memories to Light

Musicians Danny Clay and Theresa Wong interpret a selection of Asian American home movies through sonic improvisation.

Radius with Julie Phelps and Marc Kate at McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco. Courtesy of CounterPulse. Photo: Robbie Sweeny.
Performance

Radius

A site-specific performance empowers dancers and electronic musicians to create an improvisational zone governed by collaboration and fluidity.

Jafar Panahi, The Mirror (still), Iran, 1997, 95 minutes, Farsi w/ English subtitles
Film/Video

The Mirror

Alison O'Daniel presents this meta-film marvel from Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi in conjunction with her guest curated Screening Room program Hearing Aids.

Linda and the Mockingbirds (still), Dir. James Keach, USA, 2020, 60 minutes, English, Spanish w/ English subtitles
Film/Video

Linda and the Mockingbirds

A road movie soaked in music, culture, and history featuring Linda Ronstadt and Los Cenzontles.

Lonnie Holley, Cyrus Moussavi I Snuck Off the Slave Ship (still), 2019 Digital Video Color, sound 20 min. Courtesy of the artists
Screening Room

New Labor Movements

Emerging and established filmmakers explore contemporary visions of America and concepts of transnational Blackness.

Builder Levy I am a Man/Union Justice Now, Memphis, Tennessee, 1968 Gold-toned gelatin silver print McEvoy Family Collection © Builder Levy. Courtesy of the artist and Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta.
Exhibition

When Living is a Protest

This exhibition of photography from the McEvoy Family Collection, on view within Lessons of the Hour, is organized chronologically from 1935 to 2015. This temporal

Design by MacFadden & Thorpe. Conly, C. F, and G. K Warren, photographer. Frederick Douglass / C.F. Conly Photographer, 465 Washington St., Boston., None. [Between 1884 and 1890, from negative taken in 1876]. Library of Congress, Liljenquist Family collection
Exhibition

Lessons of the Hour

An immersive, meditative portrait of Frederick Douglass by British filmmaker and installation artist Isaac Julien.