It is Video Art Month at 32º East, we had a discussion with David Cecil and Nikissi Serumaga about the definition Video Art. In reference to Maya Deren’s 1943 film “Meshes of the Afternoon”, Grace Ndiritu’s “The Nightingale”, “The Golden Chain”, “Black Gold”, Jim Chuchu’s “To catch a dream”, “Swimming in her skin again”

In this episode we are joined by Oscar Harding, a film researcher and producer based in the UK to discuss depictions of slave trade in film in reference to three films; Roger Gnoan M’Bala’s underrated film “Adanggaman”, Julie Dash’s recently re-released “Daughters of the dust” and Haile Gerima’s “Sankofa”.

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