PF Heritage

HISTORIC AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM SERIES

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Moving History

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
Commissioned film poster honoring the TTBFC archive

Poster art for the series is exclusively designed by Jerome Pumphrey


Special Projects


Ongoing transcription of films from the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection
from SMU Hamon Arts Library, G. William Jones Film Collection 
Supported by CASETA Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art
Ted and Nancy Pop Research Initiative Award