Q&A and Book-Signing with Photographer, Author, Historian, and THROUGH A LENS DARKLY Co-Producer Deborah Willis
Thursday, August 28
Ms. Willis will be in the lobby signing copies of her book, Reflections in Black (available for purchase at Film Forum concession; $28), which inspired THROUGH A LENS DARKLY, following the screening.
Deborah Willis, Ph.D, is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and has an affiliated appointment with the College of Arts and Sciences, Africana Studies. She was a 2005 Guggenheim Fellow and Fletcher Fellow, and a 2000 MacArthur Fellow, as well as the 1996 recipient of the Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation award. She has pursued a dual professional career as an art photographer and as one of the nation's leading historians of African American photography and curator of African American culture. Professor Willis has just received the honored educator award at the Society for Photographic Education.