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Film Programs
Affinities, or The Weight of Cinema
An Affinity for the Interval

January 6 at 4:00
East Building Auditorium
Claudrena Harold in person

Cinematically, “interval” refers not only to durational elements —how long a work is— but also to the space the work creates. Trinh T. Minh-ha posits that interval can be described as “what persists between the meaning of something and its truth.” Program includes Oscar at 8903 Empire (Everson, 2016), Considerations (Arthur Jafa, 1982), Bird’s Milk (Dineo Seshee Bopape, 2009), Hour Glass (Haile Gerima, 1971), Kuhani (Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, 2013), and Reassemblage (Trinh T. Minh-ha, 1982). (Total running time 85 minutes)

still from Kuhani
Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, 2013
courtesy the artist

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