MLK Jr. Day screening of Two Shorts by Madeline Anderson plus Q&A w/ Madeline Anderson

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Monday, January 20, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Description

Trailblazing filmmaker Madeline Anderson, often credited with being the first black woman to produce and direct a televised documentary film, believed that film must inspire social change. We’ll show two examples of her influential work: her first film, Integration Report 1, a 1960 examination of the struggle for black equality; and I Am Somebody, a document of a 1969 struggle for labor rights in Charleston, SC, led by 400 black female hospital workers, featuring a rousing speech from Coretta Scott King. Following the screening, filmmaker Madeline Anderson will join us via Skype for a live Q&A!



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Monday, January 20, 2020
Times: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$10 - Member
$15 - Nonmember

Presenter: Jacob Burns Film Center
Presenter Phone: 914.7734.7663
Presenter Website: https://burnsfilmcenter.org/booking/two-shorts-by-madeline-anderson/



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