Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will host a reception and film screening recognizing the work of Harlem photographers on Monday, Feb. 29, in celebration of Black History Month.
“Manhattan is a global center of the arts, and Harlem is a vital part of why that’s true,” said Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer. “This Black History Month, it’s my privilege to recognize some of the amazing photographers chronicling the world around them.”
The film being screened at the event will be “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People,” filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris’ award-winning documentary exploring the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans.
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Monday, February 29, 2016
Reception 6:00 pm, Screening 7:30 pm
MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street, Harlem, New York,