Marfa Dialogues

New Growth Film Program

Co-Curated by Rashid Johnson & Josh Siegel

May & June 2013


Ballroom Marfa presents the New Growth Film Program, co-curated by Rashid Johnson and Josh Siegel, MoMA.

Wednesday, May 29
John Coney / Sun Ra’s Space Is the Place
Read Daniel Chamberlin’s essay “Like Shards From Some Vanished Civilization: An Introduction to Space Is the Place

Wednesday, June 5
John Sayles’ The Brother From Another Planet
Read Associate Curator Erin Kimmel’s “An Introduction to The Brother from Another Planet

Wednesday, June12
Melvin Van Peebles’ Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song
Note: For this screening, viewers under 17 will require an accompanying parent or adult guardian. Read Associate Curator Erin Kimmel’s introduction to Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song.

All screenings begin at 8pm at the Crowley Theater, Marfa, Texas.

Special thanks to Jennifer Bell, Rob Crowley, Tim Crowley, the Crowley Theater and Josh Siegel.