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Brooklyn Commons

Screening Times and Location

Wednesday March 7th, 2018 @ 7:00pm

The Brooklyn Commons 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217

DETAILS

On March 7, International Women's Day Eve, Joy of Resistance, Multicultural Radio @WBAI is honored to present an advance screening of the newly released critically acclaimed film: "THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR" (http://therapeofrecytaylor.com/) directed by Nancy Buirski, at The Brooklyn Commons (http://thecommonsbrooklyn.org/). Doors open at 6:30 PM; screening at 7:00 PM, followed by panel & discussion. This is a benefit for WBAI (https://wbai.org/) w/admission at the door. To order tickets in advance at a reduced rate: https://tinyurl.com/yccpehcr.

Panelists will include: Dr. Kimberle Crenshaw, Danielle McGuire (on Skype), CarolAnne Dolan, and Soraya Nadia McDonald.

• Dr. Kimberle Crenshaw (https://tinyurl.com/yccpehcr) is the Director of the African American Policy Forum (AAPF), the developer of the concept of "intersectionality" and was a keynote speaker at the recent Women's March. 

• Danielle M. McGuire's book "At the Dark End of the Street..." (https://tinyurl.com/yd7uvb4n) brought to the attention of the modern public the story of Recy Taylor.

• Carolanne Dolan (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0230757/) was an executive producer on "The Rape of Recy Taylor" and is a two-time Emmy winner.

• Soraya Nadya McDonald (https://twitter.com/sorayamcdonald) is a culture critic for The Undefeated. You can read her piece on "The Rape of Recy Taylor" here: https://theundefeated.com/features/the-rape-of-recy-taylor-explores-the-little-known-terror-campaign-against-black-women/
 

Earlier Event: February 26
Jacob Burns Film Center
Later Event: March 2
Halifax Black Film Festival