The Menil Collection and Aurora Picture Show copresent a screening of short films organized in conjunction with the Menil’s exhibition Collection Close-Up: Bruce Davidson’s Photographs
. In response to Davidson’s work, the program features short experimental films that explore humanity’s struggles as seen through the lens of political and social activism and personal reflection. The films weave together portraits of individuals, cultures, and environments and thus give voice to these perspectives. Filmmakers include: Jem Cohen, Chap Edmonson, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ja’Tovia Gary, Sky Hopinka, Lynne Sachs, and Suneil Sanzgiri.