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Materials for the Arts presents Members Only
On view through April 8, 2015. During this second annual exhibition, Materials for the Arts will showcase work created by members of its diverse group of recipients. All exhibited work is inspired from materials found at MFTA and is a testament to the artistic merit of reuse.
The National Museum of the American Indian’s George Gustav Heye Center in New York, in collaboration with New York University’s Center for Media, Culture and History, presents “Diné Spotlight: A Showcase of Navajo Film”
On April 9 and April 11, 2015. The largest Native community in the United States, the Navajo Nation has produced a lively and diverse community of independent filmmakers. This two-day showcase of outstanding recent films explores the creative vision of Diné filmmakers by screening recent works and roundtable discussions.
La MaMa presents Swallow / Golondrina
April 16 – April 26, 2015. By SinTeaTro Intimus; Directed and written by Aminta de Lara. In a time of deep partisan division and massive street demonstrations for and against the government, two sisters are forced to delve into their relationship with their father and what he represents leading to a confrontation stemming from their childhood. An overwhelming parallel between child abuse and political violence is revealed.
African Diaspora International Film Festival presents The Women in Film Series
March 27 – March 29, 2015.
The African Diaspora International Film Festival is back at Teachers College, Columbia University for their monthly film series. This month's "Women In Film" Series addresses the lived realities of Black women around the world: single motherhood, the plight for upward socioeconomic mobility, the tenacity of female friendship and more.