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"What Baldwin Is Communicating To Me ..."

Wendy, a high school student, speaks out at
one of our "Conversations with Jimmy"
community outreach events.
 




Be sure to see & hear James Baldwin in full-on “activist” mode:

Baldwin's words are brought right up to the present moment
in Raoul Peck's Oscar-nominated documentary, "I Am Not Your Negro"


>> Find Screening Times Near You

>> Read the Hilton Als Essay from the New Yorker

>> Read the A.O. Scott Review from the NYTimes

 


Upcoming Events ...



Tuesday, March 28, 2017


~ STORRS, CT ~

University of Connecticut
English Department

James Baldwin - Themed Honors English Course
Supervised by Professor Shawn Salvant


Filmmaker Karen Thorsen Will Use Video Prompts from our
New James Baldwin Digital Curriculum To Guide Class Discussion

**NOT Open to the Public!

For More Details ... CLICK HERE
 
 


Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:00 - 7:30 PM


~ HARTFORD, CT ~

UConn School of Law
7th Annual Diversity Week

Buffet Dinner, Film Screening & Discussion

**Free & Open to the Public!
RSVP HERE!

Professor Willajeanne McLean, Uconn School of Law
Professor Shawn Salvant, UCONN Storrs
Karen Thorsen, Filmmaker

For More Details ... CLICK HERE
 
 


~ Across America ~

National Park Service Centennial

Screenings & Community Engagement at
Selected National Park Sites


Co-Sponsored by
National Park Service
National Endowment for the Arts


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martin luther king jr national park site

The Martin Luther King, Jr Site in Atlanta, GA

For More Details ... CLICK HERE
 

The James Baldwin Project
Participated In A Very Special Event ...



This is what Democracy looks like - from our iPhone in DC, on 1/21/17.
Sisterhood at its best:  multi-generational, multi-cultural, multi-gender.
Life-affirming.

[ Check out the Baldwin Poster, at 1:17 into the video ]

 


For Previous Events ... CLICK HERE

 


Watch the Trailer for Our HD Restoration ...



 
 


SPECIAL EVENT at the JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY
June 11, 2015 - Boston. MA
"The Legacy of James Baldwin"

 


An Hour-Long Panel Discussion, Featuring:

Kim McLarin, Peniel Joseph, Nikky Finney
Aisha Karefa-Smart, Rose Styron and Karen Thorsen

 


NYC PREMIERE OF THE DIGITAL VERSION!

November 12, 2014
The New School

>> Read About the Screening and Conversation


 
Video of Q & A / Talkback Conversation
Featuring Michelle Manterre, Ricardo Montez and Karen Thorsen


WORLD PREMIERE OF THE DIGITAL VERSION!

October 12, 2014
The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

>> Read About "Saving the Baldwin Film"
 
video of aisha karefa-smart, karen thorsen, douglas dempsey at national gallery of art

Featuring Aisha Karefa-Smart, Tejan Karefa & Karen Thorsen

Watch the Video w/Closed Captioning

 
 
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