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Film Screening: What Happened Miss Simone?

  • St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)

FALL 2018 SENIOR LECTURE SERIES// CHALLENGE & CHANGE: CRITIQUING THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PRESENTS: 

November 20 - Film Screening: What Happened Miss Simone? Followed by Q&A with Prof. Sara Rzeszutek (History, St. Francis College)
Directed by Liz Garbus, this film chronicles the life of American singer Nina Simone, who became a civil rights activist and moved to Liberia following the turbulence of the 1960s. The documentary combines previously unreleased archival footage and interviews with Simone's daughter and friends. The screening will be followed by a Q & A with Prof. Sara Rzeszutek, author of James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement (University of Kentucky Press, 2015). 

SERIES Co-Directors: Athena Devlin (English & American Studies) & Emily Horowitz (Sociology & Criminal Justice)

St. Francis College

180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY
Events in Lecture Hall 4202 on Tuesdays at 11:10am **unless otherwise noted

Earlier Event: November 14
Prisons, Programs and Reentry Possibilities
Later Event: November 27
Film Screening: Strong Island