Zeinabu irene Davis is a filmmaker, writer and professor. Her interests include altering and diversifying the terrain of mass media, film history, world cinema and folklore. Her 1999 feature film Compensation—bookended the heyday of the Black New Wave with bold formal experiments incorporating markers of silent cinema into contemporary explorations of friendship, social inequality, and Black experience. She will be joined in conversation by filmmaker and documentary television producer Christine Turner. They will discuss Davis’ most recent documentary feature Spirits of Rebellion, Turner’s short narrative You Can Go, and the legacy of black women filmmakers in independent cinema.