Monday, April 30, 2012

Free "Audre Lorde - The Berlin Year 1984-1992" Showing - May 10th!

The University of Cincinnati's German Studies Department will be hosting a free screening of the documentary film Audre Lorde-The Berlin Years 1984-1992 directed by the white German, anti-racist feminist, as well as life-long friend of Lorde, Dagmar Schultz.

Dr. Anne Runyan from the Women's, Gender, and SexualityStudies Department will provide a brief introduction to Audre Lorde prior to the screening.

The event will be held in Mainstreet Cinema in TUC on Thursday, May 10, 2012 starting at 7:30pm. We hope to see you all there!

About the film:
The film premiered at the 62nd Annual International Berlin Film Festival and has not yet been released. Detailing Lorde's years in Berlin as a guest lecturer at the Free University and her impact on the development of the Afro-German movement, the documentary highlights a period of Lorde's life that is unknown to many. 

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