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Creators who use the archive to commune with the future come together to discuss how they craft translations of Blackness through the bending, wielding, and visual exploration of time. What are the tangible effects of this holy, intangible ritual? Join NYC’s Upside Film Festival and FLC for a special evening of music and conversation that closes out Black History Month with an eye towards Black futures.

6:00pm ET: Live music set by DJ HIGHGNX

6:20pm ET: Panel discussion with Jourdain Searles (Medium, The New York Times, Variety), idris Brewster (TRAVELING THE INTERSTITIUM WITH OCTAVIA BUTLER, The Monuments Project) and Vernon Jordan III (See My Dreams Come TrueScreencraft 2020)

Get ready for the talk with our curated Letterboxd list and Spotify playlist.