ARRAY @ The Broad: Black Girl

ARRAY @ The Broad: Black Girl

Presented with The Broad. ARRAY @The Broad is created and curated by Ava DuVernay.

Recognized as one of the founding works of African cinema, Ousmane Sembène's Black Girl follows a young Senegalese woman as she journeys to France for work and a life worthy of her. This stirring 1966 classic will serve as entry into candid dialogue about images of black femininity post-colonialism. A conversation with special guests to follow immediately after the screening.

Tickets to this program include same-night access before the program to The Broad, starting at 5:30 p.m.

A post-screening discussion will follow with:

  • Director Euzhan Palcy (A DRY WHITE SEASON and SUGAR CAME ALLEY)
  • Actress Aisha Hinds (WGN's UNDERGROUND and upcoming FOX TV show SHOTS FIRED)
  • Director and Actress Salli Richardson-Whitfield (SYFY's EUREKA, Freeform's STITCHERS, and I AM LEGEND)
  • Actress Jurnee Smollett -Bell (WGN's Underground, THE GREAT DEBATORS and most notable for EVE'S BAYOU)
  • Moderator: Britni Danielle, journalist, EBONY Magazine

ARRAY @ The Broad is an ongoing series curated by filmmaker Ava DuVernay (13th, Selma) featuring classic and contemporary films curated with an eye toward the intersection of art, history and cultural identity. With the cinematic image as the centerpiece, the series engages audiences through post-screening conversations with a spectrum of artists and scholars. This immersive exchange of ideas and insights beyond the screen enliven many issues addressed by artists in the Broad collection. ARRAY, founded in 2010 by DuVernay, is an arts collective dedicated to the amplification of films by people of color and women filmmakers. 

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SAT 3/11
8:00 pm

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff