199 Chambers Street (BMCC campus)
This event may move to another date. “Scenes Through the Cinema Lens” is a film retrospective focusing on the performing arts such as jazz, dance or musical theatre, curated by Krin Gabbard, followed by an informal Q&A.
Krin Gabbard teaches courses on jazz and American culture at Columbia University. In 2014, he retired from Stony Brook University where he had, since 1981, taught classical literature, film studies, and literary theory. His books include Psychiatry and the Cinema (1987), Jammin’ at the Margins: Jazz and the American Cinema (1996), Black Magic: White Hollywood and African American Culture (2004), Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture (2008), and Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus (2016).