Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (2014)

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (2014)

Director Thomas Allen Harris

Writer Thomas Allen Harris, Paul Carter Harrison, Don Perry, Deborah Willis (book)

Genre Documentary, Family, History

Year 2014

Actors Arthé Anthony, Anthony Barboza, Hugh Bell, David G. Berger

IMDB : 7.2 (97 votes)


Description A film that explores how African American communities have used the camera as a tool for social change from the invention of photography to the present. This epic tale poetically moves ...


  • Scorpion Queen 2016-07-24 16:02:35
    This trailer is very, very powerful and a must for many to see, especially the youth... Thank you
  • IMPACCT Brooklyn 2015-04-22 17:28:52
    We are hosting a screening of this film at LIU (Brooklyn) on Tuesday the 28th of April. Come out for the film and a Q&A with the Filmmaker!
  • Ty Williams 2015-02-19 01:50:30
    Watched #ThroughALensDarkly   for the first time today and it's the most moving #film I have seen in years. #mustwatchvideo  
  • K Pierce 2014-10-16 00:52:01
    There's a one-night-only showing of this film at the Detroit Institute of Arts - DFT Theater - Thursday, Oct 16 @ 7pm.
  • Ricky L Jones 2014-08-28 21:20:00
    Excellent work, very powerful!  Shared!
  • Nicole Franklin 2014-08-27 14:32:11
    Team Thomas Allen Harris did a most excellent job. I was happy to be a part of the crew. You must see this film.
  • Jerome Polite 2014-02-25 19:53:51
    thanks, for the variety of black people in the photography field!

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