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FILM — Rare 16mm screening of Voices Of The Gods 2/15/15 *nyc #FSLC #TellItLikeItIs

This is a rare 16mm screening of Voices Of The Gods. The print will be projected on a large screen for the first time in 30 years. Try not to miss it.

Voices of the Gods
Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 7:00PM
The Film Society at Lincoln Center
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Francesca Beale Theater
144 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
Creatively Speaking in association with The Film Society of Lincoln Center is presenting Tell It Like It Is, a retrospective of NY Independent Black Cinema from 1968-1986. Among other influential films of that era, Al Santana is screening his 1985 documentary Voices of The Gods, a 16mm film about the resiliency of two ancient West African traditions in the United States today. Photo credit © Marilyn Nance—plus she was associate producer of this film.

 

 

Voices of the Gods + Let the Church Say Amen!

Voices of the Gods + Let the Church Say Amen!

127 minutes

Q&A with filmmaker Al Santana and Eric V. Tait of The Black Documentary Collective on February 15

A program on religion and ritual, highlighting two opposite ends of the spectrum in the role of religion in the black community. These modern classics represent two examples of the influential function and position that religious observation occupies as an essential part of African-American culture. Images courtesy of Marilyn Nance.

Voices of the Gods
Al Santana, USA, 1985, 16mm, 60m

Let the Church Say Amen!
St. Clair Bourne, USA, 1973, 16mm, 67m

Series: Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968 – 1986

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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