[** CANCELED - To Be Rescheduled **] Screen/Society--Aural Futures--"The Last Angel of History" + shorts
**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED - CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR UPDATES!**
Films: "The Last Angel of History" (John Akomfrah, 1996, 45 min, UK).
Shown with: "Black Star: Rebirth is Necessary" (Jenn Nkiru, 2017, 10 min, UK). Nkiru pieces together dreamlike portraits with stunning archival footage that includes Afrofuturism pioneer Sun Ra and revolutionary organization the Black Panther Party.
"Invocation for José Antonio Aponte: Lámina 26" (Nina Angela Mercer & Toshi Sakai, 2017, 8 min)
Curated by Ingrid LaFleur from AFROTOPIA & Negar Mottahedeh at Duke, Aural Futures is a film series and DJ & Concert event that explores the foundational musical aesthetics of Afrofuturism, with its multiple realities, temporalities, and philosophies of technology.
Part of "Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom"(aponte.dukefsp.org)