Mind the Gap 1: The Evolution of Black Women's Roles Onscreen


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Section:Mind the Gap
Behind the Screens
Festival Encore
Running Time:60 min.


Mind the Gap 1

Evolution of Black Women’s Roles Onscreen

60 min. | Free with RSVP


Screening note: This digital screening is available to view until 11:59pm PT on Sunday, October 25.


This roundtable explores Black women's roles in film and television and the evolution from the monolithic images of Black female servitude that pervaded early Hollywood content to the modern approaches that take into account the plurality of Black women’s experience.


MODERATOR: Faridah Gbadamosi, Programmer



  • RUTH CARTER, costume designer
  • EKWA MSANGI, director, Farewell Amor
  • LORRAINE TOUSSAINT, actress, The Glorias