Two Screenings at the MIT Media Lab share Black Stories and Celebrate Black Creators with the Boston Film Festival
On September 23 and 24, the MIT Media Lab will screen two new works in association with the 39th Boston Film Festival. The events are free and open to the public. Follow the link at the button below to RSVP.
This event at the MIT Media Lab is hosted by Danielle Wood, MIT Media Lab Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT Faculty Lead for Major in African and African Diaspora Studies, and Director of the Space Enabled research group. The event is co-sponsored by the Media Lab, MIT Libraries, MIT History Department, and the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning. After each screening, Prof. Wood will host a dialogue and audience Q+A with artists from the show. Creator Nkechi Okoro Carroll and Director DeMane Davis speak with Prof. Wood about "Found" on September 23; while Director and Photographer Douglas Segars reflects on "Cruzan Cowboys" on September 24.
"Found," a new television series about rescuing missing and kidnapped Black Youth, will show at the MIT Media Lab's Bartos Theater on September 23 at 7pm ET. (Location, 20 Ames Street, MIT Building E15, Lower Level, Bartos Theater)
"Cruzan Cowboys," a short documentary and photography exhibit, will show at MIT Media Lab, E14 6th Floor Event Space on September 24 at 2pm ET. (Location, 75 Amherst Street, MIT Building E14, 6th Floor)