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Screening of Destination: Planet Negro!

The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art will host a screening of “Destination: Planet Negro!” at 6 p.m. Monday, April 2, in the Wildcat Chamber at the K-State Student Union.

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This humorous and insightful “black futurism” film was written and directed by Kevin Willmott, Junction City native and University of Kansas professor of film and media studies, who also plays a main character. Willmott will be present to respond to audience comments and questions after the screening.

The basic premise of the film is that a group of black intellectuals in the 1930s decide that resettlement on Mars is the only hope for African Americans to escape racism. A party of three pioneers boards a rocket ship that, instead of bringing them to Mars, transports them through a time warp to contemporary Kansas City. At first they are elated to learn that Barack Obama is president, thinking racism has been overcome. They gradually learn how unfounded is their optimism.

Watch the film’s trailer.

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Beach Museum of Art
Kansas State University
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Manhattan, KS 66506

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¡El Graficomobile está en Manhattan, Kansas!

The Graficomovil is in Manhattan, Kansas, have you been to check it out in the museum parking lot and make your own print October 3-9, 2017:

Oct. 3-6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Beach Museum of Art.
Oct. 7, noon-4 p.m., Art in Motion, a free celebration of art, Beach Museum of Art #ArtInMotion
Oct. 8, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Manhattan Public Library

Graficomovil is a mobile printmaking studio/gallery created by artist Artemio Rodríguez, who is one of the two artists featured in the exhibition Fronteras/Frontiers.
http://beach.k-state.edu/explore/exhibitions/fronteras.html

We would love to see your prints and pictures on our Facebook page. Like and follow the Beach Museum of Art to stay up to date on everything happening at the Beach!