Join us for a screening and conversation with Arthur Jafa, renowned filmmaker, cinematographer and artist. We will be screening his feature length film, Dreams Are Colder Than Death 2013 and recent short film, Love is the Message, the Message is Death 2016. Immediately following the screening, Arthur will be in conversation with film critic, writer and faculty member, Amy Taubin.
This event is free and open to the public however space is limited so please RSVP here.
Mississippi-born Arthur Jafa is an omnidirectional polymath with overlapping practices as film director (selected works: Slowly This, Smile, Until, Deshotten, Dreams Are Colder Than Death, Adrian Young); working cinematographer (with feature-film directors Haile Gerima, Julie Dash, Spike Lee, John Akomfrah and Andrew Dosunmu); internationally exhibiting “white cube” visual artist; principal member of studio collective TNEG (along with Elissa Blount Moorhead and Malik Hassan Sayeed); widely-respected trans-Atlantic university lecturer; and published scribe of critical theory manifestos.