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Theater Workshop, "Smiles" Sequence

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Destini T. Riley, American  Search this
Lattina Lennon Riley, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place captured:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
2014
Caption:
The short animated film, I, Destini tells the story of having an incarcerated brother from Destini Riley’s perspective (at the time she was 14). The film is a collaboration between her and filmmaker Nicholas Pilarski. Frame animations are the products of a series of creative workshops between Nicholas Pilarksi and the Rileys.
Description:
A black-and-white archival process photograph of Destini Riley and her mother, Lattina Riley while workshopping the Smiles sequence of their short film, "I, Destini." In the photo, Destini uses her hands to stretch her mother's face, creating a smile.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Independent films  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Justice  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Destini T. Riley, Nicholas Pilarski, Lattina Lennon Riley, Sarah M. Bassett, Kathleen Lingo and The New York Times Company
Object number:
2018.94.4.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© Destini T. Riley, Nicholas Pilarski, Lattina Lennon Riley, Sarah M. Bassett, The New York Times Company
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
I, Destini Film Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d068821c-e08a-47e7-ae3f-49c0b7b91b98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.94.4.10