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Opening Night 2017 Fall Flaherty

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  • OPENING NIGHT FLAHERTY NYC OUT FROM UNDERMonday, October 2, 2017, 7 pm @ Anthology Film ArchivesProgrammed by Maori Karmael Holmes and Charlotte Ickes (THE SERIES RUNS EVERY OTHER MONDAY, OCT 2 - DEC 11)Filmmakers Michelle Parkerson & Ada Gay Griffin in person for a post screening discussion with Flaherty NYC programmers Maori Karmael Holmes and Charlotte Ickes.Co-sponsored with Third World NewsreelA LITANY FOR SURVIVAL: THE LIFE AND WORK OF AUDRE LORDEDirected by Ada Gay Griffin & Michelle Parkerson(1996, 90 min, USA)A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde, a Third World Newsreel production, was directed by Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson.For film synopsis and filmmaker bios: full series description: Third World Newsreel (TWN) is a progressive media arts organization that fosters the creation and dissemination of media by and about people of color and social justice issues. Whether documentary, experimental, narrative, traditional or non-traditional, the importance of the work promoted by the organization is its ability to effect social change, to encourage people to think critically about society, and to propel people into action. TWN was established as the Newsreel in 1967/68 and is celebrating 50 years of production, exhibition, preservation, distribution and training. Visit #TWN50yearsFlaherty NYC at Anthology Film Archives: 32 Second Ave. (@2nd St.) Please note seating is limited. Tickets available day of screening. Doors open 6:30pm.