'Shorts Films And Influences w/ Akosua Adoma Owusu' This Sunday, 12/16 (NYC)

From Shadow and Act Thu Dec 13 2012, 19:59:58

We're fans of her work, and look forward to eventually watching her latest - the Focus Features Africa First short project, Kwaku Ananse. In the meantime, if you're in New York City, here's an event taking place this weekend that you might be interested in attending. In the short films she has made since 2005, Owusu, who was born in the U.S. to parents from Ghana, has explored the oppositions and syntheses produced by this triple consciousness, using an array of formal strategies to locate intersections and divergences between the African, the African American, and the White American. Whether working with original footage recorded in the United...

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