Smithsonian Black History Month

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

National Museum of African American History and Culture
1400 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20560

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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.

Cost: Free; Registration Required

Location: Concourse, Oprah Winfrey Theater

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