Colored Frames is described as "a look back at the last fifty years in African American art...an unflinching exploration of influences, inspirations and experiences of black artists. Beginning at the height of the Civil Rights Era and leading up to the present, it is a naked and truthful look at often ignored artists and their progenies."
I was intrigued by this film, mainly because a lot of the things that these artists of my parents and grandparents generations described as their influences and inspirations are things by which I also have been influenced and inspired... This inspires me, gives me a context in which my art fits, and motivates me to continue making art, continue studying and reading and above all, keep growing and learning and teaching. I am looking forward to learning more about the lives and work of the artists featured in the film. You can watch it online here.