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Black Radical Imagination Screening at MCA in Chicago Sunday Feb. 22

Black Radical Imagination Screening at MCA in Chicago Sunday Feb. 22

The 2015
Black Radical Imagination film series continues its current tour with a
screening this coming Sunday at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago showcasing the Chicago
premieres of experimental films by Terence
Nance, Mati Diop and Loretta Fahrenholz.

Programmed
by Chicago-based filmmaker Amir George and L.A. based curator Erin Christovale,
the goal of Black Radical imagination, according to both George and
Christovale, is “to invoke a futurist aesthetic of the black image on
screen. The visual pieces delve into the worlds of video art, film animation,
narrative storytelling, and new media. Each artist contributes their own vision
of a free changing world in a postmodern society.”

They go
further to say that “focusing on new stories within the diaspora, each artist
contributes their own vision about post-modern society through the state of
current black culture. An artistic movement and school of thought, Black
Radical Imagination focuses on the aesthetics of futurism, surrealism, and the
magnificent through the context of cinema.”

The films at
the MCA screening will be Swimming In Your Own Skin (Nance, pictured
above)  Atlantiques (Diop) and Ditch
Plains (Fahrenholz) starting at 5PM on Sunday Feb. 22

For more
info and to get tickets go HERE

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