MARLEY (2012, 144 min) Ziggy Marley son of Bob Marley, serves as this documentary's executive producer. Marley was made with the unprecedented support of the Marley family and features rare footage, archival photos, and energetic performances of Marley with his band, The Wailers. It also includes in-depth interviews with Marley's family, friemds. and band members. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
Things that Cannot Be Seen Any Other Way: The Art of Manuel Mendive*
Visual artist Lili Bernard will facilitate a workshop on Afro-Cuban religion and folklore. Participants will engage in creative exercises and interactive play involving the painting of symbols on made objects associated with various Orishas. Reservations preferred - 213.744.2024.
The Life and Legacy of the Honorable Tom Bradley: Mayor of Los Angeles. Tom Bradley served five terms (1973-1993) as one of the most beloved and successful mayors of the City of Los Angeles. Filmmakers Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor will share segments from a newly-produced documentary about his life and career. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
FELA: MUSIC IS THE WEAPON (1984)
Filmed in Lagos, Nigeria in 1982, this documentary combines footage of Fela Kuti performing at his famous Shrine nightclub, interviews with the controversial musician, glimpses of life in his compound, and scenes of Lagos street life. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
DIVERTED DESCRUTION 6
Join us for an evening of innovative art derived from cast-off materials at The Loft at Liz's - located at 453 South La Brea Avenue (at 6th Street), Los Angeles, CA 90036. For more information, please call 323.939.4403.
* These programs are supported in part by Friends, the Foundation of the California African American Museum and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
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