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Film Activist Thomas Allen Harris Documents Role of Photography in Shaping African-American Identities

OF NOTE magazine

Thomas Allen Harris is a film activist, leveraging the platform of documentary filmmaking as a tool to empower, educate, and shed light on many under-the-radar stories within our combined histories. I first collaborated with Harris on the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion, a multi-media project that sought to excavate family photos and uncover the valuable stories within them.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I can't wait to see this film. Really exciting that you are uncovering photographs that have been hidden due to the diaspora. Interested to see footage. Is there a trailer we can watch?

    • OF NOTE magazine

      Hi Alessandra,
      Thank you for your interest in Thomas Allen Harris's documentary film, Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People and your interest in Of Note magazine! Here is link to the trailer on