EVENT:Performance and Perceptions of a Black frame: Behind the Scenes with Emir Lewis

Performance and Perceptions of a Black frame:
Behind the Scenes with Emir Lewis
Tuesday, February 23 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Engineering Building Room 307, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

Emir Lewis, renowned editor and producer for video and film will be giving a presentation and interview at Pratt to discuss aspects around #BlackLivesMatter and @OscarsSoWhite. Mr. Lewis is coming from a different perspectives than many people in these movements: He will discuss how technical aspects of film and television production “frame” our perceptions of Black culture, performances and activism. In addition to teaching at NYU, Mr. Lewis is a 6-time Emmy nominee and is deeply committed to independent films, including documentaries.