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Women in the Movement - Lorraine Hansberry

  • NYU Washington, D.C. 1307 L Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)
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Join us for a screening of Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart. With the stroke of her pen, Lorraine Hansberry changed the face of American theater as the first-ever Black woman to author a play performed on Broadway.  Hansberry used theater as her medium for activism at a critical time in the Civil Rights Movement. An outspoken trailblazer until her untimely death at the age of 33, she remains an iconoclast of American arts and letters.

Participants: Joi Gresham, Executive Director and Trustee, Lorraine Hansberry Literary Trust

Incantation Ceremony: Atilah  KadijahManyansa and drummer King Salim Ajanku

In partnership with the New York University: DC

LORRAINE HANSBERRY: SLIGHTED EYES/FEELING HEART
Director: Tracy Heather Strain
USA | 2018 | 115 MINUTES | ENGLISH