Through the African American Lens: Afrofuturism: The Origin Story – A Smithsonian Channel Documentary

In support of NMAAHC’s newest exhibition, Afrofuturism – A History of Black Futures, the public programs department will present the Afrofuturism: The Origin Story documentary produced by the Smithsonian Channel. Ytasha Womack, author, filmmaker, dancer, independent scholar and Alexis Aggrey, director, Afrofuturism: The Origin Story (2022,) are joining Kevin Strait, NMAAHC curator of Afro-Futurism: A History of Black Futures for a post-screening discussion that the NMAAHC Curator of Music and the Performing Arts will moderate.

The panel discussion following the film will be livestreamed beginning at 8:00 PM, EST.

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Feb 08 2023


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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