Saturday, June 10th, 2023 @ 11:00:am
T1, a Transit Via Food
Eaton DCMore details
Racially stereotypical roles, underdeveloped storylines– some say, “French Cinema is a dinosaur refusing to die or change.” But now actors, directors, journalists and activists are speaking out and changing the faces and stories portrayed on screen.
We’ll view Rokhaya Diallo’s acclaimed documentary Acting While Black. Then we’ll hear from a panel of esteemed speakers, with a spotlight on a legendary filmmaker.
Panelists: Rokhaya Diallo, journalist, Washington Post Opinion Writer and filmmaker, Steps Toward Liberty, Not Your Mama’s Movement) Dr. Imani Cheers, Associate Professor, Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University
Moderator: Maboula Soumahoro, author, Afro-feminist, and Associate Professor, English, University of Tours, France.
This ticket includes post discussion dance party, “La Grande Fête.”
7:00 P.M. – 7:45 P.M. MARCH ON THE WORLD – ACTING WHILE BLACK FILM VIEWING
8:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. PANEL DISCUSSION
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