James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
Happy Birthday
  August 2, 2015 will be James Baldwin’s 90th Birthday.
Our Celebration:  A Nationwide Series of Community Forums,
"Conversations with Jimmy"
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~ James Baldwin Symposium ~
at Amherst College  Amherst, Massachusetts
james baldwin symposium at amherst college

All Day Sessions At the Alumni House
Featuring a Screening of
Our Restored Film
Free & Open to the Public!
Learn More At Amherst College.edu

>> In Loving Memory
Albert Maysles,  1926 - 2015
ashland independent film festival official selection

Friend & Collaborator for 40 years
Executive Producer of Our Film
Irreplaceable Mentor to Hundreds of
Documentary Filmmakers and
Founder of Maysles Documentary Center
In Harlem, New York

karen thorsen with albert maysles at the new school premiere of digitally restored james baldwin: the price of the ticket

Director Karen Thorsen and Executive Producer Albert Maysles
at the NYC Premiere of our digitally restored film, The New School
on November 12, 2014.

>> Baldwin Film Screening in Ashland, Oregon
Followed by a "Conversations With Jimmy" Discussion
ashland independent film festival official selection

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 12:00pm PST

16mm James baldwin price of the ticket trailer
Watch the HD Trailer

>> James Baldwin & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A poignant story about one of James Baldwin's
last encounters with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As told by Baldwin's friend, Turkish Actor Engin Cezzar

>> Check Out "Saving the Baldwin Film"
at the National Gallery of Art
Aisha Karefa-Smart, James Baldwin's niece, with filmmaker Karen Thorsen at the National Gallery of Art presentation

Video of the Program Now Online!
w/Closed Captioning

Watch the Video

 >> From The New School, NYC Premiere of Our HD Restoration:
Video of Q & A Session w/Karen Thorsen, Michelle Manterre and Ricardo Montez (below)


 >> From France to Ferguson ...

Dr. Maya Angelou reads from Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk"

Written in France, published in 1974,
this passage could easily have been overheard in
Ferguson, Missouri ... or anywhere, USA.

Because James Baldwin is still incredibly, painfully relevant.

Funders of Original Film
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