The Brooklyn Academy of Music will screen Camille Billops and James Hatch’s unique films centering Black American life, sexuality, and social issues.
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Korean Musical Traditions Meet Greek Tragedy in Trojan Women
Speaking and singing in Korean with English subtitles, the cast leans on the traditional Korean folk storytelling tradition of pansori, and more modern musical accompaniment.
The Overlooked Women Filmmakers of the Anti-Colonial Movement
BAM’s retrospective In the Images, Behind the Camera features rare and restored works by female filmmakers of the Global South.
The Groundbreaking Cinematic Legacy of Brazilian Modernism
On the bicentennial of the nation’s independence, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will show six films traversing six decades of Brazilian cinema.
A Week of Film and Performance Honors Toni Morrison and Black Womanhood
“Happy Birthday, Toni! A Celebration of Black Women” will launch on February 18 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in honor of the late author’s 89th birthday.
Brooklyn Academy of Music Celebrates MLK Day Through Art, Film, and Music
BAM’s Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a free event series that remembers the momentous civil rights leader and recognizes the contributions of historic and contemporary Black figures.
One Woman, 100 Men, and 100 Arguments
This 24-hour performance resembled a social psych experiment designed to test our patience and desire for change.
BAM Opens Doors to Its First Dedicated Visual Art Space
The Ruden Family Gallery and additional programming deepen the performing arts institution’s commitment to visual art.
Brooklyn Academy of Music Employees Vote in Favor of Union
BAM administrative workers and cinema staff voted in favor of forming BAM’s seventh union by an 82% margin. “It’s heartening to see workers coming together and standing up for themselves,” one employee tells Hyperallergic.
Workers at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Move to Unionize
A BAM employee says the union for administrative workers and cinema staff has been in the works for a year and a half, after workers “noticed a lack of transparency and discrepancies in codes of standards of conduct that BAM was holding for itself.”
Films that Explore How Resentment Shapes Us
On Resentment, a film series opening at BAM on March 20, probes the question: “How does resentment channel our attentions and efforts, and to what ends?”
See Films About Love in Time for Valentine’s Day
BAM hosts a new film series, the first segment of which begins this week, with the theme of love.