“…this is the point where the entanglement of quantum physics is a much more useful metaphor for blackness than that afrofuturist capture of cosmology’s dark matter…” — Charles Mudede, The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
Free and open to the public. (Masking required.) More Info
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center 2020 Campus Drive Durham,
Free Film Screening:
Chameleon Street (Wendell B. Harris Jr., 1990, 94 min, USA, Color, DCP)
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1990 Sundance Film Festival — yet criminally underseen for over three decades — Chameleon Street recounts the improbable but true story of Michigan con man Douglas Street, the titular “chameleon” who successfully impersonated his way up the socioeconomic ladder by posing as a magazine reporter, an Ivy League student, a respected surgeon, and a corporate lawyer. Elevated by a dexterous performance and daring direction from multi-hyphenate actor-writer-director Wendell B. Harris Jr., the film pins a lens on race, class and performance in American identity — and has lost none of its relevance. New 4K restoration.
Screen/Society screenings are free and open to the public. (COVID-19 Info)