March 3, 2022

RLS-NYC Black History Month Film Series

RLS NYC Black History Month Film Series

In celebration of Black History Month, the RLS-NYC along with Maysles Cinema presented two critically acclaimed documentaries exploring the impact of the Black Radical Tradition in the US and globally.

Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992 (79 Minutes, Germany, Dir, Dagmar Schultz). Discussants: Mayra A. Rodríguez Castro (author of Audre Lorde: Dream of Europe), Andreas Günther (Director of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung‒New York Office).

W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices (76 Minutes, USA, Dir. Louis Massiah) Speaker: Louis Massiah, the film’s director.

Photos from RLS-NYC Black History Month Film Series. More photos here.

Videos from past RLS-NYC Black History Months:

Ed Whitfield on Black Cooperatives and Reparations

Boots Riley reading “Underdogs”

Jeanne Theoharis and Gwen Z Simmons on Women and the Movement