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October 2019

Black Portraiture[s] V: Memory and the Archive Past. Present. Future.

October 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, RM 912
New York, 10012 United States
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Representation Matters – The Evolving Black LGBTQ Archive Re-imagining an Inclusive Family Album   Speaker: Thomas Allen Harris This presentation will discuss the evolution of the artist's work with the Family Photo Album as a central trope as well as a tool for community storytelling over the past 25+ years. The talk will examine the interplay between family narratives and cultural shifts within the interweaving of disparate family archives within his films and most recently in the new PBS series,…

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Digital Diaspora Family Reunion in Brazil

October 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Brasilia, Federal District 70910-90 Brazil

Thomas Allen Harris will keynote the upcoming Plural Knowledge: Value of the Public University seminar at the University of Brasilia. He will lead a multi-day Digital Diaspora Family Reunion with students, staff, and the community around their family photos culminating in an interactive exhibition around Afro- Brazilian identity.

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November 2019

Screening of Vintage: Families of Value at MoMA

November 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street
New York, NY United States
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Vintage will screen as part of a new series coinciding with the reopening of the Museum of Modern Art. The series, Currents: Re-Viewing Cineprobe, 1968-2002  will run October 24-November 20 and is made up of 25 programs representing upwards of 60 filmmakers and artists. Vintage: Families of Value will run with Alan Berliner's The Family Album as a program thinking about personal cinema & home movies as a significant area Cineprobe engaged over its three decades.

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SCREENING OF VINTAGE: FAMILIES OF VALUE AT MOMA

November 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street
New York, NY United States
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Description: Vintage will screen as part of a new series coinciding with the reopening of the Museum of Modern Art. The series, Currents: Re-Viewing Cineprobe, 1968-2002  will run October 24-November 20 and is made up of 25 programs representing upwards of 60 filmmakers and artists. Vintage: Families of Value will run with Alan Berliner's The Family Album as a program thinking about personal cinema & home movies as a significant area Cineprobe engaged over its three decades.

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Screening of Vintage: Families of Value at Berkley as part of No Regrets: A Celebration of Marlon Riggs

November 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Marlon Riggs (1957–1994) was a graduate and professor at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism who employed the medium of video to engage critically with African American (and American) culture, representation, and identity. Celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of his 1989 video essay, Tongues Untied and nearing twenty-five years since the release of Black Is . . . Black Ain’t, this retrospective includes all of Riggs’s films along with works by filmmakers addressing similar issues in a variety of innovative ways.

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February 2020

frank 2020

February 4 - February 7
Hippodrome State Theater, 25 SE 2nd Pl
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States
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frank is back for its seventh year, and at this gathering we’re going to play with your emotions. Or at least how you can intentionally use emotion in your work. We’ll dive in, as frank does, with the research-informed insights and actionable examples from the field. Plus plenty of time to explore, connect with old friends or make new ones in the funky Floridian February escape so many look forward to throughout the year.

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Statewide Summit on Philanthropy: Charting a Course for the Future

February 12 - February 14
Waldorf Astoria, 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln
Orlando, FL 32821 United States

Over the past twenty years, FPN has marshalled a statewide community of philanthropic leaders in a collective effort to build a stronger Florida through strategic partnerships, knowledge sharing, and policy. As a network, we have explored critical issues, determined community priorities, and worked towards a shared goal to strengthen philanthropy in the sunshine state. As we celebrate this important milestone, we can reflect on your impact that has positioned Florida at the forefront of the philanthropic sector. We can also…

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12 Disciples of Nelson Mandela on WORLD Channel

February 17 @ 8:00 pm

AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange: Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela on WORLD Channel. Check your local listings.

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March 2020

NCNG 2020 Annual Meeting and Conference: People, Place, Purpose

March 5 - March 6
BENTON CONVENTION CENTER, 301 W 5th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States

We are united by a common belief – that philanthropy has an important role to play in creating a stronger North Carolina. One where all its residents can live productive and fulfilled lives. One where communities from the mountains to the farmlands to the coast are safe and thriving. Join us at the 2020 Annual Meeting and Conference as we deepen our knowledge, gain new skills, challenge old assumptions, and reconnect to people, place and purpose.

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July 2020

BLACK FAMILIES THROUGH QUEER EYES

July 22 @ 6:00 pm

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Thomas Allen Harris’ debut film VINTAGE: Families of Value, Third World Newsreel and Family Pictures USA present “Black Families Through Queer Eyes,” a virtual screening and panel discussion.   VINTAGE: Families of Value is an experiment in community storytelling. Three pairs of queer Black siblings – including Thomas Allen Harris and his younger brother, artist Lyle Ashton Harris – take up cameras to document their families from separate angles. Weaving tender and difficult conversations…

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