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