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Through A Lens Darkly

Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
*2016 News & Doc Emmy Nominated*

The film explores the history of Black photography and representation, and how contemporary artists use this material as inspiration in their visual storytelling. More info »

Digital Diaspora Roadshow

A Companion Transmedia Project

An audience engagement to discover connections between family archives and the film’s historical narrative, thus creating new communal linkages that underlie our common humanity. More info »


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The DDFR 2015 Trailer

Check out our latest video showcasing highlights from the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow
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Upcoming Dates

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Latest Blog Posts

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Photos From The DDFR Community

These are recent photos submitted by online participants.

Thomas Allen Harris shared International Documentary Association's photo to the group: Digital Diaspora Family Reunion. ... See MoreSee Less

This Monday night! Thomas Allen Harris brings the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion interactive event to LA, featuring live musical accompaniment. Friends of IDA get in free using discount code "IDA20...

For our west coast supporters,

Bring your favorite photographs! Join us for a special Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow in Los Angeles on Monday, 9/26 at 7pm hosted by The Academy in partnership with the International Documentary Association. Get Your Tickets Now->http://bit.ly/2c8UTaW

IDA supporters get in free! Just use the discount code: IDA2016
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For our west coast supporters,

Bring your favorite photographs! Join us for a special Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow in Los Angeles on Monday, 9/26 at 7pm hosted by The Academy in partnership with the International Documentary Association. Get Your Tickets Now->http://bit.ly/2c8UTaW

IDA supporters get in free! Just use the discount code: IDA2016

Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow will be transformed into a #exhibition in New Haven, CT highlighting the stories and photos collected around the world! Gallery opens at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale Monday, October 3rd! For more info! ->http://bit.ly/2dctruC ... See MoreSee Less

Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow will be transformed into a #exhibition in New Haven, CT highlighting the stories and photos collected around the world! Gallery opens at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale Monday, October 3rd! For more info! ->http://bit.ly/2dctruC

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Me and my dad at Camp Unity or one of the other vacation spots that welcomed Red Radicals and interracial families. These were special places for my family - a companion to The Green Book if you will. But I think for my dad it was a welcome relief from the racism of the world. This was one of a few places, not the only place, but one of the places he could live freely. Swimming, playing volleyball, tennis, and engaging in conversations about the big and small. ... See MoreSee Less

Me and my dad at Camp Unity or one of the other vacation spots that welcomed Red Radicals and interracial families. These were  special places for my family - a companion to The Green Book if you will. But I think for my dad it was a welcome relief from the racism of the world. This was one of a few places, not the only place, but one of the places he could live freely. Swimming, playing volleyball, tennis, and engaging in conversations about the big and small.

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Karolyn WongThank you for sharing! The spaces where we are most free <3 May I share this post?

2 months ago

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Phoenix SavageSo endearing an image.

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Megan CunninghamTruly beautiful

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Thomas Allen HarrisCouldn't agree more Megan. Thanks fir aharing this Victor!

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Natalie ShmuelThank you for sharing this!

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