Explorations of the transition as home, curated by IU Cinema guest programmer in residency and Black Film Archive founder
Explorations of the transition as home, curated by IU Cinema guest programmer in residency and Black Film Archive founder Maya Cade, who is scheduled to be present to introduce this program.
About African Woman, U.S.A.
African Woman, U.S.A. | Directed by Ijeoma Iloputaife: African Woman, U.S.A. is the story of a Nigerian woman studying dance abroad in America while supporting her daughter and two others back home. With a score interweaving jazz and traditional African music, the short film depicts the joys, pains, and dangers of the African immigrant experience in the U.S. Nigerian artist Omah Diegu (aka Ijeoma Iloputaife) is recognized as the first African woman to study television and film production at UCLA and is a member of the L.A. Rebellion film movement of the 1960s to 1980s. Digital preservation from 3/4” U-matic tape by UCLA Film & Television Archive, Digital Lab. [20 mins; drama; English]
Screening with My Brother’s Wedding | Directed by Charles Burnett.