Black & Female in Rochester: After the Marching Stopped is an event of “At the Crossroads: Activating the Intersection of Art and Justice” presented by 21st Century Arts in collaboration with Visual Studies Workshop. This event will feature locally-produced film and video that inspires discourse about the roles black women have played in Rochester ‘s cultural, social and political movements. The long table discussion will include elders from Rochester’s black female community, local artists and activists, as well as members of the audience. (Discussion leaders TBA)
This event is a prologue to the Black & Female on Film and Video in Rochester, 1970-1990 event, which will be presented on January 29, 2020 in conjunction with the VSW Community Curator Program.
The VSW Film Series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by the ArtWorks program of the National Endowment for the Arts.