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HISTORIC AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILM SERIES

Curating outreach events featuring classic Black cinema. Conducting heritage projects to prolong and protect the history of Black films. Encouraging the next generation to seek inspiration from Black history. 

Film Series
October 2016
Dallas Public Library, Jackson Auditorium
Screened films from the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection, SMU
finale at the historic Texas Theater, Dallas with an exclusive screening of Thom Andersen's Juke Joint, 2015
Poster contest for youth with sponsored prizes
Commissioned film poster honoring the TTBFC archive


February 2018
African American Museum at Fair Park, Dallas, AT&T Auditorium
Screened films from the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection, SMU
Live vocal performances with singers Andre Hudson and Alexandria Hyson recreating songs from the films
Commissioned film poster honoring the TTBFC archive

Stay up to date with the Historic African American Film Series by joining the Meetup Group!

Special Projects
Transcription of films from the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection
from SMU Hamon Arts Library, G. William Jones Film Collection 

Artwork for the series is exclusively designed by Jerome Pumphrey