Black Radical Imagination film series heads to the West Coast. Before a screening at REDCAT in LA on Monday Nov.
10 (HERE), there will be a screening in San
Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for
the Arts, this Saturday.
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.”
Screening the same lineup,,with one exception, that will be screened in L.A. – “Moonrising” (Terence Nance and Sanford Biggers), “Black Bullets” (Jeannette Ehlers), “Black
Magic at the White House” (Ehlers), “The
Baptist” (Lewis Vaughn), “American Hunger” (Ephraim Asili), “Get the Bones from 88 Jones
because She Also Eats Meat” (Lauren Kelly), and “Field Notes” (Vashti Harrison) – in attendance will be with curators Christovale
and George, and filmmaker/artist Terence Nance (“An Oversimplification of Her
The SF screening will be this Saturday Nov. 8, starting at 8PM.