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Livestream - A Conversation on Black Aesthetics with Haile Gerima and John L. Jackson, Jr.

Haile Gerima and John L Jackson


BlackStar Film Festival and the Institute of Contemporary Art co-present a special public conversation between filmmaker/scholar John L. Jackson, Jr. and legendary director and professor Haile Gerima discussing politics, love, black aesthetics, philosophy, self-definition, and depictions of the black body in cinema.

This conversation is part of a private filmmaker’s symposium, but has been opened up to the public to attend. This event is free with required registration. Please register here.

John L. Jackson, Jr., is Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice and Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an accomplished academic and filmmaker. 

Haile Gerima is a world-renowned independent filmmaker and professor of film at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He also lectures and conducts workshops in alternative screenwriting and directing both within the U.S. and internationally.

Don't forget to check out BlackStar Festival August 4 -7.

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