It has recently been announced that The Broad’s popular ARRAY @ The Broad series will be presenting the classic film, Black Girl!

Directed by Ousmane Sembène, Black Girl follows a young Senegalese woman as she moves to France in pursuit of a new career and lifestyle. The film stars Mbissine Thérèse Diop as Diouana. This 1966 classic is recognized as one of the founding works of African cinema!

Following the screening, the audience will be treated to a conversation about the images of colonialism, Black femininity, and post-colonial identity. Panelists for the post-screening conversation will be announced closer to the program date.

When: Saturday, March 11 @ 8 pm P.T.

Ticket Price: $20 (includes same-night access to the museum); Click HERE for information on how you can purchase your tickets.

ARRAY @ The Broad is an ongoing series curated by filmmaker Ava DuVernay (13th, Selma) featuring classic and contemporary films curated with an eye toward the intersection of art, history and cultural identity. With the cinematic image as the centerpiece, the series engages audiences through post-screening conversations with a spectrum of artists and scholars. This immersive exchange of ideas and insights beyond the screen enliven many issues addressed by artists in the Broad collection.



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