HMAAC PRESENTS “SIGHTED EYES/ FEELING HEART ADVANCE SCREENING
Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 – Friday, Dec. 15, 2017
07:00 PM – 09:30 PM
Nearly six decades later Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed, groundbreaking play “A Raisin in the Sun” remains a beloved theatrical jewel, but the fascinating story of its author is not widely known. In the new feature-length documentary Sighted Eyes|Feeling Heart, award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain explores the life and work of this passionate writer and civil-rights advocate, who played a significant role in the major cultural and political movements of her time. Narrated by award-winning actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson and featuring the voice of Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose as Lorraine Hansberry, Sighted Eyes|Feeling Heart is filled with insightful on-camera interviews with those who knew her best, and rare archival material, creating a nuanced portrait of an activist and artist whose words and ideas are as relevant today as they were when she first wrote them.
Followed by a conversation with the filmmakers, Tracy Heather Strain and Randall MacLowry
HOURS & ADMISSION
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed Sunday – Tuesday
- General Admission is ALWAYS free.
Directions & Parking
- Street Parking
- Street parking is available near the building.
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