TALK: Wex Cinema Revival: Terri Francis and Ja’Tovia Gary in Conversation

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Cinema Revival Francis Gary
February 25, 2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM
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Virtual

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Add to Calendar 2021-02-25 19:00:00 2021-02-25 20:30:00 TALK: Wex Cinema Revival: Terri Francis and Ja’Tovia Gary in Conversation WEXNER CENTER FILM/VIDEO | SERIES & FESTIVALS: CINEMA REVIVAL Terri Francis and Ja’Tovia Gary in Conversation Live Q&A | Feb 25, 7 p.m.  In this Cinema Revival conversation, artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary and Black Film Center/Archive Director Dr. Terri Francis discuss the importance of film preservation in rethinking (or demolishing) the film canon, inspiring contemporary artists, and enlightening future generations about our cultural histories. Catch the conversation live at 7 PM EST on February 25—a Q&A with Gary and Francis follows. Artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary examines stories of Black life through documentary and experimental video, incorporating vintage footage in work such as An Ecstatic Experience (2015) and The Giverny Suite (2020). In 2017, she was named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine, and her work has been screened at festivals and museums around the world. RSVP required: https://pages.wordfly.com/wexnercenter/pages/21-0225---Film---Cinema-Revival-Registration/ We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If you have questions about accessibility or require an accommodation such as captioning or ASL interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Accessibility Manager Helyn Marshall at accessibility@wexarts.org or (614) 688–3890. Requests made by two weeks in advance will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the Wexner Center for the Arts will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. Virtual Film Studies Program filmstudies@osu.edu America/New_York public
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WEXNER CENTER FILM/VIDEO | SERIES & FESTIVALS: CINEMA REVIVAL

Terri Francis and Ja’Tovia Gary in Conversation

Live Q&A | Feb 25, 7 p.m. 

In this Cinema Revival conversation, artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary and Black Film Center/Archive Director Dr. Terri Francis discuss the importance of film preservation in rethinking (or demolishing) the film canon, inspiring contemporary artists, and enlightening future generations about our cultural histories.

Catch the conversation live at 7 PM EST on February 25—a Q&A with Gary and Francis follows.

Artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary examines stories of Black life through documentary and experimental video, incorporating vintage footage in work such as An Ecstatic Experience (2015) and The Giverny Suite (2020). In 2017, she was named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine, and her work has been screened at festivals and museums around the world.

RSVP required: https://pages.wordfly.com/wexnercenter/pages/21-0225---Film---Cinema-Revival-Registration/


We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If you have questions about accessibility or require an accommodation such as captioning or ASL interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Accessibility Manager Helyn Marshall at accessibility@wexarts.org or (614) 688–3890. Requests made by two weeks in advance will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the Wexner Center for the Arts will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.