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Harlem Renaissance Film Series

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Double Feature

Faith Ringgold: The Last Story Quilt & Betye and Alison Saar: Conjure Women of the Arts

Faith Ringgold: The Last Story Quilt
Share an insider’s look at how one African-American woman, through patience, perseverance and education fulfilled her dream of becoming an artist. Every obstacle she faced reinforced her determination to reach her goal. A painter by profession, she has moved away from traditional framed canvases to ”tankas”, paintings on quilted canvas with frames of quilted fabric.

Betye and Alison Saar: Conjure Women of the Arts
This documentary examines the personal and artistic relationship between artist Betye Saar and daughter Alison Saar. The artists’ enthusiasm and originality make for an engaging and wonderful documentary.

It shows both artists working in their studios, discussing their influences, and collaborating on the installation piece, House of Gris Gris.

Each film is 30 minutes. Approximately ½ hour before and ½ hour after the film has been allotted for guests to see the exhibition.
There are no refreshments served for these films.
Seating is limited and RSVPs are requested.  Call 386-734-4371 to RSVP.
Members:  No Charge, Non-members $10

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Date:
March 7
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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