The Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University screens director Ousmane Sembène’s classic movie alongside a short film by artist Mickalene Thomas.
In conjunction with Mickalene Thomas’ “Waiting on a Prime-Time Star,” the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University hosts a screening of director Ousmane Sembène’s Black Girl (1966), one of the first African films to receive widespread international acclaim. Afterward, the museum presents Thomas’ Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman (2012), the artist’s directorial debut. To learn more about Thomas’ work, read Charlie Tatum’s review of the exhibition on the Art Review.
This event is free and open to the public. The screening takes place in the Freeman Auditorium in Tulane’s Woldenberg Art Center. For more infromation, visit the museum’s website.