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The Legacy of the L.A. Rebellion: A Conversation with Filmmakers Charles Burnett & Haile Gerima
March 4, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CST
In the 1970s, a group of talented African-American filmmakers from UCLA created the first sustained alternative cinema that focused on the realities of Black America. The movement became known as the L.A. Rebellion,
Radio-Television-Film faculty Miguel Alvarez and Adrien Sebro, in partnership with the Moody College Honors Program and Moody’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, will host a special virtual conversation with two filmmaking legends from this movement: Academy-Award winner Charles Burnett and Guggenheim Fellowship winner Haile Gerima.
The UT community is invited to join the Zoom webinar, which will stream to the general public via YouTube.
Before the talk, we highly recommend that everyone watch seminal films by our guests. Here are two you can stream:
- Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett).
UT students and staff can watch via the UT library: https://search.lib.utexas.edu/permalink/01UTAU_INST/9e1640/alma991005112789706011
- Bush Mama (Haile Gerima)
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