Still from Under Bone, a film directed, written, and narrated by Dana Washington, with cinematography by Kayla Reefer.

Reclamations of Blackness

Still from Under Bone, a film directed, written, and narrated by Dana Washington, with cinematography by Kayla Reefer.

Vonnie Quest, filmmaker, curator, and founder of the Afro+ProjectionLAB, presents the cinema art program Reclamations of Blackness in which filmmakers use experimental modes of image-making to challenge cinematic notions of blackness.

The films featured include Under Bone by Dana Washington, The Water Will Carry Us Home by Gabrielle Tesfaye, Dappled Moira by Jamal Currie, Clean Water by Kamau Wainaina, Remnants of a Room by Vonnie Quest, and Decadent Asylum by Amir George. A post-film discussion will take place led by Vonnie Quest.

Reclamations of Blackness takes place Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 7-9 p.m. at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 120 College Street in Asheville. Admission is $8; free for BMCM+AC members and students with valid ID.

 

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