Pariah

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 7:00pm

International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

Pariah

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia


Award-winning cinematographer Bradford Young is known for expressive lighting, bold colors, and nuanced representations of dark skin tones on screen. Part of an exciting new wave of independent African American filmmaking, Young uses his stunning visuals to tell stories of family, violence, and diaspora across black communities from New York City to rural Mississippi.


SCREENING
Pariah
(dir. Dee Rees, 2011, 86 min.)

Alike, a 17-year-old African American teenager, comes to terms with her identity as a butch lesbian and its impact on her family.

Trailer
 

Event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration required.

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