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"Losing Ground" with Seret Scott in-person
Actress Seret Scott in person to discuss Kathleen Collins’ Losing Ground, an exquisite anomaly in feature filmmaking: a window into the realities and fantasies of an intellectual Black woman and her artist husband.
One of the first narrative feature films directed by a Black woman, Kathleen Collins’ Losing Ground never received a commercial release, and after its premiere in 1982 and a subsequent screening at MoMA in January 1983, it showed only sporadically over the years. Collins died in 1988 at the age of forty-six, having made just this miraculous film and a short. Losing Ground remains an exquisite anomaly in feature filmmaking: a window into the realities and fantasies of an intellectualView more
$15 Special Event Tickets / Harvard ID holders free
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Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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