Film Screening: Buckjumping

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Fowler - Lecture/Classroom - A103B - Lenart Auditorium

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Free and open to the public.


Fowler Museum at UCLA
(310) 267-4007


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Buckjumping takes the pulse of present-day New Orleans by turning to its dancers—the men and women who embody the rhythm of the city and prove it on the streets every chance they get. The feature-length documentary follows various New Orleans communities as they exalt in their distinct form of dance in a variety of contexts: mourners at a jazz funeral, a high school dance troupe in a parade, and New Orleans bounce and drag cultures. It also includes first-person insights from DJs, musicians, and dancers who forge community and find spiritual transcendence in their dance traditions.

New Orleans–based filmmaker Lily Keber and New Orleans high school dance teacher Cheyenne Lewis will participate in a Q&A following the screening. 

Related Exhibition:
New Orleans Second Line Parades: Photographs by Pableaux Johnson Louisiana native Pableaux Johnson has been photographing Second Lines—or Sunday brass band parades—in New Orleans for over a decade. This exhibition presents more than 40 color portraits of members of African American Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs (SAPCs). _

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