Free Event Includes Conversation With Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Elvis Mitchell
Posted 04.15.09 by MICA Media Relations
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 3,300 undergraduate, graduate and open studies students from 48 states and the District of Columbia and 52 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.