Seldom Screened Cinema Series 2013

Join us as we explore the many facets of Identity.

The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library presents the Seldom Screened Cinema: Identity: Perception, Social Misconception and Self-Determination. This year's film series focuses on the many aspects of identity in the African American community and how identity is shaped by internal and external forces. The series will begin Monday, October 21st and will continue on Mondays until December 9th with a special wrap up conversation with Dr. Brenda Allen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, University of Colorado at Denver.

October 21st  - 6 p.m.
Skin (2010)
Despite being born to Afrikaner parents, Sandra faces prejudice from her community due to her dark skin and African features resulting from a genetic case of Atavism. Torn between her family and the man she loves, Sandra must overcome the racial intolerance of her society in this uplifting true story. 107 mins, Rated: PG-13

Upcoming Films:

  • October 28th - Family Name
  • November 4th - Watermelon Man 
  • November 18th - Off and Running
  • November 25th - Black Womyn: Conversations with Lesbians of African Descent
  • December 2nd - The N Word: Divided We Stand
  • December 9th - Let’s Talk About It – The Many Facets of Identity, With special guest Dr. Brenda Allen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, University of Colorado at Denver

Free and Open to the Public - For more information about upcoming films visit our website.

Written by HEvans on October 17, 2013


Anonymous on October 25, 2013


Can you attend just one film if you can't make the entire series?


Absolutely! Please feel free to pick and choose according to your interest. Each film is free and open to the public. If you have any additional questions give us a call, 720-865-2401 or email Thanks!

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