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What's Happening At The Gantt
Anansi, Told by Denzel Washington with Music by UB40 and Illustrated by Steven Guarnaccia
June 1 - Two hilarious Jamaican folktales highlight Anansi, a teeny-tiny spider with a knack for telling tall tales and boasting. Captivating rhythms of the West Indies bring this hip spider to life.
I Got Freedom Up Over My Head: Portraits by Julie Moos
March 30, 2013 - June 15, 2013 - These portraits — from the Bank of America Collection — feature a series of 14 photographs of the senior sisters of Birmingham, Alabama’s New Pilgrim Baptist Church. Canadian photographer Julie Moos captures a generation of women w...
The Classic International Black Cinema Series - A Warm December
December 9, 2012, 2:00 PM
Costs: Free with museum admission
Join us at The Gantt Center for a viewing of A Warm December. This film is part of our "Black Love in the 70s" dealing with Black romance.
About The Film
(1973) Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her.
About The Classic International Black Cinema Series
A film series specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. The goal is to appeal to as diverse a population as possible and further the appreciation of Black cinema.
Curator and host, Felix Curtis, came to Charlotte from the Oakland/San Francisco Bay area where he curated “The San Francisco Black Film Festival” and “Black Filmworks”, the annual film festival component of the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, where he later served as Executive Director.
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