She Gone Rogue: An Evening with Zackary Drucker
Friday, May 8, 7:00 PM
Logan Center, Screening Room
American trans artist Zackary Drucker presents She Gone Rogue (2012), an Alice-in-Wonderland-inspired narrative that weaves a history of trans feminine people, practices, and revolutionaries into its tale of identity exploration. A producer for the Golden Globe-winning series Transparent, as well as an artist working in performance, video, and photography, Drucker brings a funny, critical, disturbing and provocative new voice to American media.
Tickets are free. Reservations are recommended (Limit 2 per person). General seating only. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.
5/8/2015 7:00 PM
Bert Williams, Rediscovered: Resurrecting a Lost Landmark in Black Film History
Friday, May 15, 7:00 PM
Logan Center, Performance Hall
This rare screening features an hour-long assemblage of daily rushes and multiple takes from the earliest known surviving feature-length film with a Black cast, led by the preeminent comedian Bert Williams (1874-1922). Ron Magliozzi, MoMA's Department of Film, will discuss the film's creation, disappearance, and resurrection.
Original musical accompaniment by Theaster Gates and the Black Monks of Mississippi, featuring Marvin Tate. Introduction by Jacqueline Najuma Stewart, Department of Cinema and Media Studies.
Tickets are free. Reservations are recommended. General seating only.
5/15/2015 7:00 PM