Films

Join us for a variety of film programming, including Late Night films, a summer film series, and special film screenings in partnership with the Dallas Film Society and other community organizations.

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Upcoming Films

Format: 2/18/18

Late Night Film: Paa Joe and the Lion

Friday, April 20, 10:30 p.m.

Paa Joe and the Lion, a 2016 documentary directed by Ben Wigley, follows Ghanaian fantasy coffin artist Paa Joe as he teaches his son Jacob the craft that he has perfected over decades and to great acclaim. The film offers an intimate look into an artform that is central to Ghanaian beliefs and traditions surrounding death, while examining ideas of craftsmanship, legacy, and the relationship between art and life. 

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