Shrouded in mystery and long the subject of debate, the amazing story of Loreta Janeta Velazquez, a Confederate soldier turned Union Spy, is one of the Civil War's most gripping forgotten narratives. This Cuban immigrant was in combat 150 years ago—one of the estimated 1000 women who secretly served as soldiers during the American Civil War. Rebel is the story of a woman, a myth, and the politics of national memory.
November 19 – December 31, 2014
Scribe Video Center exhibits the works of Marlene G. Patterson, Nadine Patterson, Tayarisha Poe, and Lamont Steptoe The four artists explore the photographic process in unique mediums. Free admission.
DATE: Thursday, January 22, 2015 TIME: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Bradford Young will talk about his process of creating the cinematic image - what he describes as "the quest to find the sublime in the ordinary." There is perhaps no more influential cinematographer in independent American cinema today than Bradford Young. Trained at Howard University, his impressive list of DP credits include Mother of George and Ain't Them Bodies Saints (both of which won 2013 Sundance Awards for Excellence in Cinematography), Dee Rees' Pariah (2011 Sundance winner Excellence in Cinematography), Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere, Tina Marby's Mississippi Damned, and Andrew Dosunmu's Restless City. He recently completed shooting on Du Vernay's Selma and Ed Zwicks Pawn Sacrifice.