James Baldwin:  The Price of the Ticket
James Baldwin The Price of the Ticket
Jimmy Turns
Ninety !!!
 
August 2, 2015 was James Baldwin’s 90th Birthday.
Our Celebration:  A Nationwide Series of Community Forums,
"Conversations with Jimmy"   ...  NEWS   ...  EPK

 

 

     

    Recent Broadcasts & Online Events


  • February 19, 2014
  • ~ An OVEE™ INTERACTIVE EVENT
    Online Screening of the Baldwin  Film & Live Chat
    With the Filmmakers, With Co-Hosts AFROPUNK and Writer Kenyon Farrow

  • See OVEE™ In Action Below :


  • February 23, 2014
  • ~ An ENCORE BROADCAST of James Baldwin:  The Price of the Ticket
    PBS/American Masters, KQED-TV   San Francisco, The Bay Area
    & Central California

  • August 23 - 30, 2013
  • PBS COMMEMORATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY
    OF HISTORIC MARCH ON WASHINGTON
    WITH 
WEEK OF SPECIAL PROGRAMS

    
Including ...

  • An Encore Broadcast of American Masters Award-Winning Documentary
    JAMES BALDWIN:  THE PRICE OF THE TICKET.
    &
    An Interactive Online Screening with Live Chat
    Between Viewers and the Filmmakers!
  • During the week of August 23 - 30, American Masters presented a special Encore National Broadcast of the award-winning feature-length documentary JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET.  Directed by Karen Thorsen, the film is an emotional portrait, a social critique, and a passionate plea for human equality.  Without using narration, the film allows Baldwin to tell his own story:  exploring what it means to be born black, impoverished, gay and gifted – in a world that has yet to understand that “all men are brothers.” 
  • Originally aired by PBS / American Masters in August, 1989, this ‘March on Washington’ broadcast also coincides with the 25th anniversary of James Baldwin’s death (December, 1987), the 50th anniversary of the publication of James Baldwin’s bestselling essay The Fire Next Time (1963), and the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation (1863). 
  • Support Our Friends at People For the American Way
    by Joining Their Virtual March!

  • August 28, 2013
  • A SUCCESSFUL INTERACTIVE SCREENING & CHAT!
    On Wednesday, August 28th, 5 p.m. ET – the actual anniversary of the original March, 50 years ago on this day in 1963 – PBS hosted an interactive online screening of JAMES BALDWIN:  THE PRICE OF THE TICKET, featuring a live chat with filmmakers Karen Thorsen and Douglas K. Dempsey. 

  • August 28, 2013 - To the Present
  • The new PBS LearningMedia™ website features a series of classroom-ready James Baldwin Lesson Plans.  Digital learning tools include video excerpts from the film, JAMES BALDWIN:  THE PRICE OF THE TICKET, plus Baldwin texts, background essays, teaching tips, discussion questions, curriculum topics and related resources.  Although designed for educators and students, registration is free for all.
  • “PBS is offering many different ways to engage with the meaning and legacy of the March through this multi-faceted initiative,” said Beth Hoppe, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming.  “These programs provide a deeper understanding of our history, preserve testimony from those who were there, and offer a chance to take stock of whether progress has been made on the goals of the original Marchers.” 
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  • A Word About the PBS / ITVS OVEE™ Online Screening Platform
  • The new social media screening platform OVEE™ is an Online Video Engagement Experience, created by ITVS, funded by CPB and powered by PBS video – allowing viewers and filmmakers to converse electronically while watching the film.

    Moderated by a host, featuring invited guests -- filmmakers, writers, activists -- the OVEE™ screening allows users to log in, watch the live streaming video, while commenting, asking questions, debating and exchanging ideas, links ... anything you might do on a social media platform.
  • To Learn More, Visit:  https://ovee.itvs.org/

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