Screening of 13th

Screening of 13th Thursday, October 27 at 4:30pm The Center, Main Hall, Pratt Institute BlackLivesMatter Pratt will be screening renowned filmmaker, Ava Duvernay's, latest film, 13th. 13th explores the ramifications of the 13th amendment to the US Constitution which made slavery illegal, except in cases of punishment. In America today, Black and Latino people make… Continue reading Screening of 13th

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

EVENT – Image/Re-Image: Visualizing Why “Black Lives Matter” Now

Monday, February 29 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in East Hall Room 312, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn This talk, by Pratt professor Ann Holder, will focus on how the relationship between visual culture and “Black Lives” exposes the limitations of U.S. democracy, and reveals active practices of Black citizenship that have posed new paths toward an… Continue reading EVENT – Image/Re-Image: Visualizing Why “Black Lives Matter” Now

EVENT: Concerning Violence – Documentary Screening and Talk Back

Monday, February 1 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Alumni Reading Room, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn Black Lives Matter Pratt and professor Todd Ayoung will be screening the film, Concerning Violence, on the first day of Black History month. Concerning Violence is a 2014 documentary written and directed by Göran Olsson based on Franz Fanon's essay… Continue reading EVENT: Concerning Violence – Documentary Screening and Talk Back