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|August 2, 2015 was James Baldwin’s 90th Birthday.
Our Celebration: A Nationwide Series of Community Forums,
"Conversations with Jimmy"
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~ UMass - Lowell, MA~
Screening and Conversation
|October 13, 3:30pm|
~ Comley-Lane Theater, UMass Lowell South Campus
870 Broadway Street, Lowell, MA 01854
Free and open to the public
Sponsor: This event is sponsored by the English Department at UMass Lowell
~ Hartford CT~
Banned Books Week 2015 - Banned Theater
|Sept 28, 6:00-7:30pm|
~ A Panel Discussion with
Rob Ruggerio (TheaterWorks), Jacques LaMarre (playwright) and David McGuire (ACLU of Connecticut).
Moderated by Dr. Lois Brown, Director of the Center for African American Studies at Wesleyan University.
~ ACLU of Connecticut, Hartford Public Library & CT Humanities
Present a Conversation on Banned Theater
~ Featuring a Discussion of James Baldwin's Ground-breaking Play
"Blues for Mister Charlie"
Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
DETAILS @ACLU-CT Website
~ New York City~
The Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents
Producer/Director Bill Miles & James Baldwin, during production of "I Remember Harlem"
|Sept 11 - 14, 2015|
~ Documentaries, Features & Discussions ~
Inspired by Baldwin's Book on American Cinema, "The Devil Finds Work"
~ "Price of the Ticket" Screening Monday, Sept 14, 6:30pm
Followed by our "Conversations with Jimmy" Session
~ Bonus! Unseen Footage from Baldwin's Funeral at 9:00pm*
*Thanks! to Shola Lynch, Moving Image & Recorded Sound Division,
at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center
144 West 65th Street
DETAILS @Film Society Website
~ Omaha, Nebraska~
Film Streams, Bemis Center and The Union Present
|July 30, 2015 - Screenings at 10:00am & 7:00pm|
"Conversations with Jimmy" at the Ruth Sokolof Theater
View PRESS RELEASE
~ John F. Kennedy Library & Museum Forum ~
"The Legacy of James Baldwin"
|From our June 11, 2015 "Conversations with Jimmy"|
Screening & Discussion in Boston, Featuring:
Peniel Joseph, Nikky Finney
Aisha Karefa-Smart, Rose Styron
Karen Thorsen and Kim McLarin
~ Collectif James Baldwin de Paris ~
Weeklong Baldwin Festival in Paris, France
|With the Support of The United States Embassy Cultural Services|
Hosted by Our Good Friend, Actor / Director Samuel Légitimus
Events & Screenings from July 1st thru 11th, 2015
~ Martha's Vineyard Film Festival ~
Screening & Conversation, July 22
|Conversation with Director Karen Thorsen & Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.|
Wednesday, July 22 - Chilmark Community Center
6:00 PM Dinner & Live Music - 7:30 PM Feature Film
~ Lift Ev'ry Voice Festival ~
Screening & Talk-Back, June 19 ~ 8pm
|At the MassMoCA Arts Center|
North Adams, MA
~ Come and Celebrate "Juneteenth" !
~ John F. Kennedy Library ~
Screening & Discussion, June 11 in Boston
|John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum|
Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125
Toll free (866) JFK-1960
~ Ashland Independent Film Festival ~
Karen Thorsen's Q&A Session, Opening Anecdote
|Over 400 attendees at our screening.|
The Digital Restoration looks
terrific on the big screen!
~ James Baldwin Symposium ~
at Amherst College Amherst, Massachusetts
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
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
>> Baldwin Film Screening in Ashland, Oregon
Followed by a "Conversations With Jimmy" Discussion
Friday, April 10, 2015 at 12:00pm PST
Watch the HD Trailer
>> James Baldwin & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A poignant story about one of James Baldwin's
|>> Check Out "Saving the Baldwin Film"|
at the National Gallery of Art
Video of the Program Now Online!
Watch the Video
>> From The New School, Special Screening & Conversation:
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,
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