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MICA Screens The Black List: Volume Two April 28

Free Event Includes Conversation With Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Elvis Mitchell

Posted 04.15.09 by MICA Media Relations

The Black List: Volume Two poster

BALTIMORE--MICA and the Open Society Institute-Baltimore present a free screening of The Black List: Volume Two, an HBO documentary film profiling prominent African-American artists, academics, activists, and athletes, Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in Falvey Hall of Brown Center, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave. Director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, celebrated portrait photographer and filmmaker, and Elvis Mitchell, former New York Times film critic, reveal highly personal video and audio portraits that offer a glimpse into the zeitgeist of black America.

Interviewees include environmental activist Majora Carter, music producer/rapper Rza, playwright/director/producer/actor Tyler Perry, and civil rights activist Angela Davis. Davis is slated to appear as a panelist at MICA's 2009 Constitution Day on Saturday, September 12.

Greenfield-Sanders and Mitchell, who conceptualized, directed, and produced The Black List: Volume Two, will introduce the project at the MICA screening and participate in a question and answer session with the audience immediately following.

Other partners in this special event are Maryland Film Festival and Enoch Pratt Free Library.

For more information, call 410-225-2300.

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A., M.A./M.B.A., M.A.T., M.P.S. and continuing studies students from 49 states and 65 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.