Michele Prettyman is an Assistant Professor of Media and Africana Studies at Mercer University, a scholar of African American cinema and visual culture, and a consultant and film festival curator. Recently she published an essay in The Lemonade Reader entitled, “To Feel Like A “Natural Woman”: Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé and the ecological spirituality of Lemonade” and co-edited and contributed to a “Close Up” series in Black Camera journal focusing on black independent filmmaking in New York. Michele is a contributor and member of the advisory board for ‘liquid blackness’: A Research Project on Blackness and Aesthetics housed at Georgia State University. She also curates panels and events for film festivals and has enjoyed a partnership with the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) as part of Daughters of Eve Media, of which she is a co-founder and she has worked with the Tubman African American, Macon and College Town film festivals.

On The Collection \ Flash(es) of the Spirit: Images of Black Life as a Spiritual Encounter

Michele Prettyman

Volume 3Article 9

On The Collection \ Flash(es) of the Spirit: Images of Black Life as a Spiritual Encounter

Michele Prettyman

Volume 3Article 9 Download

On The Collection \ Flash(es) of the Spirit: Images of Black Life as a Spiritual Encounter

Michele Prettyman
Volume 3/Article 9 Download
Michele Prettyman is an Assistant Professor of Media and Africana Studies at Mercer University, a scholar of African American cinema and visual culture, and a consultant and film festival curator. Recently she published an essay in The Lemonade Reader entitled, “To Feel Like A “Natural Woman”: Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé and the ecological spirituality of Lemonade” and co-edited and contributed to a “Close Up” series in Black Camera journal focusing on black independent filmmaking in New York. Michele is a contributor and member of the advisory board for ‘liquid blackness’: A Research Project on Blackness and Aesthetics housed at Georgia State University. She also curates panels and events for film festivals and has enjoyed a partnership with the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) as part of Daughters of Eve Media, of which she is a co-founder and she has worked with the Tubman African American, Macon and College Town film festivals.