Events Calendar

​ Black History Month Virtual Film Series

The PittEd Justice Collective, in collaboration with the Pitt Library System, is proud to present the Black History Month Virtual Film Series. This asynchronous event will provide the Pitt community with free streaming access to a different film every month in February that are about Black life, love, joy, struggle, and history. There will be an opportunity to discuss each film in an hour-long facilitated session. RSVP for the sessions and find all streaming information for the films below.

I am Not Your Negro
Facilitated Session with Medina Jackson, MSW, Director of Engagement - P.R.I.D.E. Program 
February 11 | 2:30-3:30pm
>> RSVP

Moonlight
Facilitated Session with Dr. Darren Whitfield, Assistant Professor at the University of School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry and Direct Practice Chair

February 18 | 2 - 3 p.m.
>> RSVP

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
Facilitated Session with Arif Jamal, Africana Studies Specialist at the Pitt Library System
February 22 | 2 - 3 p.m.
>> RSVP

Daughters of the Dust
Facilitated Session with Dr. Tamara Butler, Associate Professor at Michigan State and Director of the Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston and Dr. Patricia Williams Lessane, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at Morgan State and editor of Teaching Daughters of the Dust as a Womanist Film and the Black Arts Aesthetic of Filmmaker Julie Dash (2020) and the former director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.
February 26 | 1 - 2 p.m.
>> RSVP

All films are available to steam through Kanopy by logging in with your Pitt credentials.

1. Click “Get Started”

2. Click “Find Your University” and type in University of Pittsburgh

3. You can then create an account or skip and start streaming

4. Search one of the above films and ENJOY!

For those that are not Pitt faculty, staff, or students, below are some viewing options for free or they can be rented for a nominal fee on streaming platforms.

Daughters of the Dust

I am Not Your Negro (on Netflix)

Moonlight (on Netflix)

Through a Lens Darkly
 

Friday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

​ Black History Month Virtual Film Series

The PittEd Justice Collective, in collaboration with the Pitt Library System, is proud to present the Black History Month Virtual Film Series. This asynchronous event will provide the Pitt community with free streaming access to a different film every month in February that are about Black life, love, joy, struggle, and history. There will be an opportunity to discuss each film in an hour-long facilitated session. RSVP for the sessions and find all streaming information for the films below.

I am Not Your Negro
Facilitated Session with Medina Jackson, MSW, Director of Engagement - P.R.I.D.E. Program 
February 11 | 2:30-3:30pm
>> RSVP

Moonlight
Facilitated Session with Dr. Darren Whitfield, Assistant Professor at the University of School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry and Direct Practice Chair

February 18 | 2 - 3 p.m.
>> RSVP

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
Facilitated Session with Arif Jamal, Africana Studies Specialist at the Pitt Library System
February 22 | 2 - 3 p.m.
>> RSVP

Daughters of the Dust
Facilitated Session with Dr. Tamara Butler, Associate Professor at Michigan State and Director of the Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston and Dr. Patricia Williams Lessane, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at Morgan State and editor of Teaching Daughters of the Dust as a Womanist Film and the Black Arts Aesthetic of Filmmaker Julie Dash (2020) and the former director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.
February 26 | 1 - 2 p.m.
>> RSVP

All films are available to steam through Kanopy by logging in with your Pitt credentials.

1. Click “Get Started”

2. Click “Find Your University” and type in University of Pittsburgh

3. You can then create an account or skip and start streaming

4. Search one of the above films and ENJOY!

For those that are not Pitt faculty, staff, or students, below are some viewing options for free or they can be rented for a nominal fee on streaming platforms.

Daughters of the Dust

I am Not Your Negro (on Netflix)

Moonlight (on Netflix)

Through a Lens Darkly
 

Friday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

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