INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE Using the only known photo of his grandfather, filmmaker Sherman De Jesus illuminates the legacy of prolific photographer James Van Der Zee. Van Der Zee took historic and elegant portraits of the Black community during the Harlem Renaissance when images of Black joy were still rare. De Jesus’s single photograph unspools several proud generations of Black New York City life and photography. – Kim Garcia
The November 10th screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Sherman De Jesus, Producer Cécile van Eijk and film subject C. Daniel Dawson.
This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Descriptive Audio for in-person screenings at all venues
All in-person screening venues provide hearing impaired listening devices upon request with venue management.
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