Photography related films, videos, TV shows, Galleries, Expos
Film, Video, TV
- What happens to a dream that isn’t deferred? Strong Black Lens, a six-episode YouTube series, answers this question by bringing more than a dozen Black photographers, cinematographers and other creatives together, including Kwaku Alston, Devin Allen, Dana Scruggs, Karl Ferguson, Tolani Alli, Erik Carter and Jamel Shabazz, to discuss the past, present and future of Black photography and some of their most iconic images.
- Kara Barnett of Netflix’s Strong Black Lead discusses the legacy of storytelling through imagery
Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
- A film by Thomas Allen Harris
- Explores the American family photo album through the eyes of black photographers, Through a Lens Darkly probes the recesses of American history to discover images that have been suppressed, forgotten and lost. From slavery to the present, these extraordinary images unveil a world confronting the difficult edges of citizenship and what it means to be human.
- PBS.org Independent Lens: The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People probes the recesses of American history through images that have been suppressed, forgotten, and lost.
- Watch on YouTube: Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
- A six-part series taking viewers on a fascinating journey through the history and cultural impact of music photography.
- Watch on PBS.org
- EVERYBODY STREET, directed by Cheryl Dunn (“102 Minutes that Changed America”), highlights the lives and work of New York’s iconic street photographers, including Bruce Davidson, Mary Ellen Mark, Elliott Erwitt, Ricky Powell and Jamel Shabazz — and the unparalleled city that has inspired them for decades. This beautifully shot documentary pays tribute to the spirit of street photography through a cinematic exploration of New York City, and captures the instinctive rush, singular perseverance and the immediate danger customary to these artists.
- Watch on YouTube
Galleries / Expos
- The Photoville Festival provides an accessible venue for photographers and audiences from every walk of life to engage with each other, and experience thought-provoking photography from across the globe – with free admission for all!
- PHOTOPLUS – at Javits Convention Center, New York City
- The International Center of Photography is a leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. Cornell Capa founded ICP in 1974 to champion “concerned photography”—socially and politically minded images that can educate and change the world. Through our exhibitions, education programs, community outreach, and public programs, ICP offers an open forum for dialogue about the power of the image.
- The International Center of Photography (ICP) launched its new integrated center on Manhattan’s Lower East Side on Saturday, January 25, 2020.
- Fotografiska produces a broad range of rotating exhibitions, from easily accessible to hardcore conceptual, shot by grand masters and emerging talent.