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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.

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.

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.

Morgan Quaintance South (still), 2020 16mm transferred to HD video Black-and-white, color, sound 28min. Courtesy of Morgan Quaintance and LUX, London
Online Event

New Labor Movements: Movements I and II

Selections from New Labor Movements, a program of short films exploring concepts of transnational Blackness, are available for online viewing during the

Workshops

Erica Deeman: In Our Likeness

An at-home educational art project about photography, portraiture and representation, inspired by Frederick Douglass.