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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.


Upcoming Events ...

Tuesday - Wednesday
September 27 - 28

~ UConn - Storrs, CT~
A James Baldwin - Themed English Course!

A Prestigious, Semester-Long
Undergraduate Honors English Course

At the University of Connecticut

Excerpt from the Course Description:
"Studying the life and work of James Baldwin, one of the
most important American writers of the twentieth century ...
Baldwin was a novelist and playwright, literary and cultural critic,
and one of the greatest essayists of all time."

Presented by Professor
Shawn Salvant

The Filmmakers Will Lead Three Classes:
We will use our film clips and topical questions,
to spark student discussions on Baldwin.

For Course Details ... CLICK HERE

Beginning This Fall ...

~ 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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The Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn, NY

For More Details ... CLICK HERE

See ... Previous Events


Watch the HD Film Trailer ...

HD, Full Version, 87 minutes
HD, Special Event Version, 59 minutes

Martin Luther King Day, 2016

~ 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

>> 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.


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


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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