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Right On! Poetry on Film

  • Feb 13, 2014 · 6:30 PM

Lets get together @ MoAD (Museum of African Diaspora) for a Film Screening & Discussion

Right On! Poetry on Film

The MoAD FILM SERIES | Cross-Cutting: Black Insurgency on Film

To deepen the appreciation of the Crosscurrents: Africa and Black Diasporas in Dialogue,[masked] exhibition, we will present a rich mixture of documentaries and dramas reflecting the tumultuous times. A few of the films, actually made during the times, have not been presented in San Francisco in decades and others were recently produced that look back at the era. Cornelius Moore, Director of California Newsreel and curator of Cross-Cutting: Black Insurgency on Film, will introduce each film and lead an audience discussion following the screening.

RIGHT ON!: POETRY ON FILM (Herbert Danska & Woodie King, 70 minutes, 1970) – A long lost film on the Original Last Poets (Gylan Kain, Felipe Luciano, and David Nelson) featuring performances of their incendiary poetry. It also stars the city of New York whose streets and rooftops played such a vital role in developing the insurgent culture of this important group which emerged out of the vibrant Black Arts Movement.

http://www.moadsf.org/visit/calendar.html#day-13

Museum admission is $10.
http://www.moadsf.org/visit/index.html

-B0bby

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  • Connie

    Great film

    February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    That was cool :) Drinks afterwards?

    February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    They just did a piece called "Don't shoot" We are all Trayvon Martin.

    February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    In the lobby right now. Reservations under "Atkinson" You can tsk reach me at[masked]

    February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Didn't think bridge traffic would be like this.....

    February 13, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Y are the fastrack lanes backed up? Grrrr

      February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Having a Thursday night class is making me miss a bunch of events. Ugh

    February 12, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      What time you out of class?

      February 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looks like we have a good group forming.

    February 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone up for hanging out later hit me up.

    February 4, 2014

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