Black Mother

9/20/2018 | Northwest Film Forum

Film & Media Arts Capitol Hill/Central District

Like a portrait series in motion comes Black Mother, Khalik Allah’s second feature-length film about black identity. Following 2015’s Field Niggas, set in NYC’s historically black Harlem, Black Mother crosses the ocean to Jamaica, where Allah’s thematic throughlines of colonialism, slavery, mortality, and spirituality remain intensely resonant.

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