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Lateral Time: John Akomfrah and Smoking Dogs Films
The March preceded by Seven Songs for Malcolm X

December 10 at 4:00
East Building Auditorium

BAFC’s multilayered portrait Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993, 52 minutes) is followed by The March (2013, 60 minutes), Akomfrah’s BAFTA-nominated documentary that weaves archival footage of the famous 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with contemporary interviews of some of the participants, including Senator John Lewis, Clarence B. Jones, Joan Baez, and Andrew Young. (Total running time 112 minutes)

image from Seven Songs for Malcolm X
courtesy Smoking Dogs Films and Lisson Gallery

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The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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