The Brooklyn Academy of Music will screen Camille Billops and James Hatch’s unique films centering Black American life, sexuality, and social issues.
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.
BAM’s retrospective In the Images, Behind the Camera features rare and restored works by female filmmakers of the Global South.
On the bicentennial of the nation’s independence, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will show six films traversing six decades of Brazilian cinema.
“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.
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.
This 24-hour performance resembled a social psych experiment designed to test our patience and desire for change.
The Ruden Family Gallery and additional programming deepen the performing arts institution’s commitment to visual art.
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.
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.”
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?”
BAM hosts a new film series, the first segment of which begins this week, with the theme of love.