Arthur Jafa  is an artist, filmmaker, and cinematographer. He is the director of Slowly This (1995), Tree (1999), and Deshotten 1.0 (2009). His cinematographic work includes Daughters of the Dust (1991), for which he won the cinematography award at Sundance Film Festival in 1992; John Akomfrah’s Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993); and Crooklyn (1994), directed by Spike Lee. His writing on black cultural politics has appeared in various publications such as Black Popular Culture and Everything But the Burden.

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