America, dir. Garrett Bradley, USA 2019, 29 min.
Following the screening, Garrett Bradley will be in conversation with curator Karen Alexander and sound designer Trevor Mathison.
Composed entirely of black-and-white images, Garrett Bradley’s America juxtaposes sequences from the recently re-discovered Lime Kiln Club Field Day, thought to be the oldest surviving film featuring African-American actors, with twelve short films centring on marginalised and forgotten figures from African-American history. Originally conceived as a silent film, the sound composition was designed by Trevor Mathison of the seminal Black Audio Film Collective.
With the support of Arts Council England.
Wed, 01 Apr 2020
£13 Full, £11 Concs/Green, £7 Blue Members.
For 3 – 4 screenings: £11 Full, £10 Concs/ Green, £6 Blue Members per screening
For 5 – 6 screenings: £10 Full, £9 Concs/Green, £5 Blue Members per screening
All films are ad-free and 18+ unless otherwise stated.
Groups are advised to arrive early as seating is unallocated.
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