Black Barbie + A Feminist Lens
The Rowland Theatre - Saturday, November 4th
- 1:00pm - 1:28pm
- A Feminist Lens
- Featured Documentary Short Film
- 1:28pm - 3:08pm
- Black Barbie
- Featured Documentary Film
Cinematographer Sara Garth, photographer Joan Roth and producer Melanie Roth in attendance and in conversation with Dr. Grace Hampton.
About The Film
Through intimate access to a charismatic Mattel insider, Beulah Mae Mitchell, Black Barbie delves into the cross section of merchandise and representation as Black women strive to elevate their own voices and stories, refusing to be invisible.
A feminist Lens: The Art and Activism of Photographer Joan Roth
About The Film
The film focuses on five decades of Roth’s pioneering use of her camera to advocate for homeless women in New York City, document leaders in the U.S. women’s movement from the 1970s to today, and shine a light on the diverse lives of Jewish women around the world.
From Oct. 30 – Nov. 5, 2023, The Centre Film Festival will return for a weekend of the finest offerings in contemporary cinema at the State Theatre in State College and the Rowland Theatre in Philipsburg.
We are back to celebrate the magic of storytelling on the big screen and beyond. Join us in honoring multigenerational narratives and sparking meaningful conversations through art, locally and globally. With the historic Rowland Theatre and State Theatre as our backdrop, we’re getting all set to bring you more than 50 Pennsylvania Premieres, 4 United States Premieres, Made in PA films, a night of Thrills and Chills for Halloween, Sports on Screen, World Cinema, Pride on Screen, and an inaugural Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month track… and so much more.
Check back here and centrefilm.org for more information.