Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Apr 16 2021
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May 20 2021
Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

This new nonfiction film brings to light the life and work of Bill Traylor, a remarkable, self-taught African-American artist, who was born into slavery, and whose works on the Black experience were posthumously exhibited at the Smithsonian.

United States | 2019 | Jeffrey Wolf

This new nonfiction film brings to light the life and work of a remarkable, self-taught African-American artist who was born into slavery in rural Alabama in 1853 and witnessed the Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation, and the Great Migration before dying in 1949. A sharecropper most of his life, Bill Traylor eventually moved to Montgomery where, between 1939 and 1942, he drew or painted over 1000 pictures of the Black experience. (He was in his

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Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 4/16 thru at least 5/20 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $12 and you have five days to watch it. 

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