New Black Film Aesthetics:
An Evening with Terence Nance
Tues. Nov. 20, 7pm
Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema
Please join us for a screening and discussion with groundbreaking independent film director Terence Nance, introduced by Visiting Assistant Professor Rodney Evans. Selections include the short They Charge for the Sun, the documentary Triptych with artist Sanford Biggers, and episodes of Nance’s HBO series, Random Acts of Flyness, described by the New York Times as “hypnotic, transporting, uncategorizable.”
New Black Film Aesthetics will continue in the spring with visiting filmmakers, curators, and scholars.
Co-sponsored by Black Studies, the Black Cultural Center, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility. Directions: https://www.swarthmore.edu/visitors/directions-to-campus
About the Artist: Terence Nance was born in Dallas, Texas. His first feature film, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically in 2013. Short films including Univitellin and Jimi Could Have Fallen From the Sky will be featured at BAM Nov. 12-15 in the series Random Acts Expanded; Terence Nance and Friends at BAM. His performance piece, 18 Black Boys Ages 1-18 Who Have Arrived at the Singularity and are Thus Spiritual Machines premiered at Sundance in 2017. Nance’s television series Random Acts of Flyness on HBO premiered this fall and has been renewed for a second season.