LA Rebellion X2 Film Series
Your Children Come Back to You (1979)
A Different Image (1982)
Directed by Alile Sharon Larkin
November 17, 2013
A single mother ekes out a living from welfare check to welfare check, struggling to provide for her daughter. She is faced with the decision to look after her personally or to allow her sister-in-law to provide “more than enough” to go around. Larkin’s film masterfully presents a child’s perspective on wealth and social inequality. (16mm. 30 min. Not Rated.) An African American woman living away from her family in Los Angeles yearns to be recognized for more than her physical attributes. In cultivating the friendship of a male office mate, she aspires to a relationship where sex is not a factor, seeking someone who can “see her as she is,” rather than see only what he wants to see. – Samuel B. Prime (16mm. 51 min. Not Rated.)
These films are part of the LA Rebellion X2 Film Series, presented in association with UCLA Film & Television Archive and supported in part by grants from the Getty Foundation and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The series is curated by Allyson Nadia Field, Jan-Christopher Horak, Shannon Kelley, and Jacqueline Stewart. Presented in partnership with the Black Film Center/Archive. Jan-Christopher Horak (UCLA) and Jacqueline Stewart (University of Chicago) are scheduled to be present.