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Film Screening with Lonnie Holley
December 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Film screening with Lonnie Holley: THE MAN IS THE MUSIC, directed by Maris Curran and I Snuck Off the Slave Ship, directed by Lonnie Holley and Cyrus Moussavi. The screenings will be followed by Q&A with Lonnie Holley and Matt Arnett, producer and screenwriter for I Snuck Off the Slave Ship.
THE MAN IS THE MUSIC draws us into Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley’s imaginative and captivating world. While in I Snuck Off the Slave Ship Lonnie Holley, a “self-taught African American artist” and dimensional traveler, attempts to sneak off the slave ship America. This screening is in collaboration with Duke Performances as part of Music Maker 25, a weeklong music series and exhibition in downtown Durham celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Music Maker Relief Foundation.
A light lunch will be served after the screening. This is a first come, first seated event. Please plan to arrive early to secure your seat. Doors open at 11:45am.