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Connecting William Kentridge: Thick Time and Bodies of Colour

Through a brief exploration of early animation and cinema.

Connecting William Kentridge: Thick Time and Bodies of Colour through a brief exploration of early animation and cinema.

Saturday 9 February, 11:30am-5pm.
Free, no need to book.

Presenting a Saturday Matinee session that explores themes of racial portrayals in cinema, the advent of animation and connections between Bodies of Colour and William Kentridge: Thick Time through these themes.

We will be showing a series or films and documentaries, please be aware there may be scenes in some of these films that could be upsetting to some viewers.

 

Full programme

Programme 1, 11.30am-12pm. 
Lumière brothers' Démolition d'un mur
Émile Cohl's Phantasmagorie
J. Stuart Blackton's The Enchanted Drawing
J Stuart Blackton's Humorous Phases of Funny Faces,
Winsor McKay's Little Nemo, Winsor McKay
Walt Disney's Mickey’s Mellerdrammer


Programme 2, 12.15pm-2.15pm.
Georges Méliès'
Off to Bloomingdale Asylum
The One Man Band
Documentary on Trip to the Moon and its Restoration 
A Trip to the Moon 


Programme 3, 2:30pm-5pm.
The Slanted Screen
Hollywood’s Representation of Asian Men in Film & Television
Reel Injun
Documentary on the Portrayal of Native Americans in Film

 

Image: Zineb Sedira, Une Génération de femmes, 1997
Screen-printed wallpaper
The Whitworth, The University of Manchester