Natasha Kelly Film Screening

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday February 25, 2019
      7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Landmark's Midtown Art Cinema
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Contact

Annika Orich: aorich@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: The documentary will be in German with English subtitles. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director.

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For centuries, European artists merely portrayed Black women as ‘objects of desires:’ a case in point is the painting “Sleeping Milli” by renown German expressionist painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1911). Natasha A. Kelly’s documentary feature Milli’s Awakening (Millis Erwachen), which premiered at the 10. Berlin Biennale in 2018, and won the 2018 Black Laurel Award, immerses in the thought and emotions of “Milli” by zooming in on eight Black female artists living in contemporary Germany. These women of various generations discuss their challenges in and with German art institutions, visual representation, and political and social exclusion. Their biographical narratives moreover show to what extent art can serve as a means to form a self-determined identity, and as a ‘remedy’ to alleviate lived emotional isolation and social oppression.

Natasha A. Kelly is a writer, curator, and scholar activist. In her works, she portrays collective experiences of Black Germans contrary to the usual formats of German mainstream society.

The documentary will be in German with English subtitles. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
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Groups

Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), Global Media and Cultures (GMC), Global Media and Cultures: Career Design Studio, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Modern Languages, School of Modern Languages Student Blog

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Arts and Performance
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Status
  • Created By: esnelling3
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 19, 2019 - 1:45pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 19, 2019 - 1:45pm