Tulane’s Newcomb Art Museum presents free film screenings next week



Killer of Sheep
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Tulane University’s Newcomb Art Museum will present two free screenings of classic films next week in conjunction with its art exhibition, Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star, which brings together more than 40 works by an artist noted for examining femininity, sexuality and gender.
Black Girl, a 1966 film directed by “father of African cinema” Ousmane Sembene, will screen on Sunday, March 12 at 1:30 p.m. at the Freeman Auditorium in Tulane’s Woldenberg Art Center. Mickalene Thomas’ short Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman will also be screened.

Charles Burnett’s legendary film Killer of Sheep will screen on Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m also at the Freeman Auditorium. The film portrays Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood during the 1970s. More info here and here.

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