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Telling our Stories

Telling Our Stories: Photographers of Spirit of Community with Thomas Allen Harris

Behind each family picture, there is a story — a story that is representative of the communities that each picture comes from. On Sunday January 21, 2018, join NAACP Image Award-winning filmmaker and socially engaged artist Thomas Allen Harris as he moderates Telling Our Stories: Photographers of Spirit of Community, an art talk. Spirit of […]

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Down by the Riverside – A Poem by Kezia Roberts with Photography by Ocean Morisset

Introduction by Thomas Allen Harris: Last month I was invited to participate in a panel exploring the intersection of Diaspora with contemporary art practice. The panel included presentations by Canadian filmmaker Shanti Thakur, author Michael Thomas, ethnomusicologist Mark Slobin and myself, followed by a lively discussion about the meaning and importance of Diaspora and identity […]

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Elaine’s Precious Photos

  Digital Diaspora Family Reunion was gifted a remarkable photo album from Myrla, which she received from her mother in law, Elaine R. Howell-Meade (1922-1998). Myrla’s father and Elaine knew each other for many years, but they did not get married until they were in their late 70’s. Elaine grew up in the Bronx, NY […]

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Devin Allen Uses Photography to Uplift His Baltimore Community

The Maryland photographer, Devin Allen, will have his first solo show in Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture starting July 10th. After his shocking photo of Baltimore after the Freddie Gray shooting made the cover of Time magazine, huge interest sparked about his work. Allen is only the third […]

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Through A Lens Darkly Opening Week at Film Forum

Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People had its theatrical premiere at Film Forum on Wednesday August 27th, making opening night weekend a box office success! Show times were sold out and the lobby was filled with crowds anticipating to see Thomas Allen Harris’ newest award-winning documentary, as well as […]

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Salute to Deborah Willis at Film Forum NYC

Curator and Producer Deborah Willis, chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, joined us for a Q&A after our Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People screening on August 28th, during our NYC Film Forum theatrical run. Deborah […]

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