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Monday, February 26 at 6 PM

Lorraine Hansberry Screening Event »»»

Monday, February 26 at 6 PM
Baton Rouge Community College: Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion

To RSVP, call 225-767-4274 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart examines the life of the late playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry (1930 - 1965) best known for A Raisin in the Sun (1959), the first play written by an African-American woman to be produced on Broadway. The film features interviews with Hollywood legends Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Harry Belefonte, and Louis Gossett Jr., narration by award-winning actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson, and the voice of Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose as Hansberry. This American Masters documentary is from award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain.


This screening is free to the public and will include a 45 minute panel discussion as a prelude to the film. To RSVP, call 225-767-4274 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).



A production of Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, LLC in co-production with Independent Television Service and Black Public Media in association with The Film Posse, Chiz Schultz Inc. and American Masters Pictures. Funding for Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart provided by; the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major support from National Endowment for the Humanities, Ford Foundation/JustFilms, National Endowment for the Arts, Lef Foundation, New York Community Trust, Illinois Humanities Council. Major support for American Masters provided by AARP.






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A production of Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, LLC in co-production with Independent Television Service and Black Public Media in association with The Film Posse, Chiz Schultz Inc. and American Masters Pictures. Funding for Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart provided by; the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major support from National Endowment for the Humanities, Ford Foundation/JustFilms, National Endowment for the Arts, Lef Foundation, New York Community Trust, Illinois Humanities Council. Major support for American Masters provided by AARP.

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