Join writers Tisa Bryant (author of Unexplained Presence, and a forthcoming book from Semiotext(e) press) and Ernest Hardy (film writer for the LA Weekly and the author of Blood Beats Vol. 2: The Bootleg Joints) this week at the Hammer as they “sift through film, television, music, social media, and news to explore black representations of depression and distress, remedies and healing, and the resilience of joy in black life and culture.”*
Next week Bryant and Hardy will return to the museum for a Q & A following a screening of Dee Rees’ 2011 feature PARIAH.
TROUBLE IN MIND…BUT I WON’T BE BLUE ALWAYS—TISA BRYANT and ERNEST HARDY IN CONVERSATION, Thursday, August 24, at 7:30 pm.
PARIAH, Tuesday, August 29, at 7:30 pm.
HAMMER MUSEUM, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Westwood, Los Angeles.
See Ina Diane Archer’s PARIAH review from the November/December 2011 issue of Film Comment:
Adepero Oduye in Pariah. Image credit: Focus Features.