2016 S.W.A.N. Day Screening & Reception
Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:00 pm
Event hosted by: New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT)
Event hosted by: SVA BFA Film & Video
S.W.A.N. (Support Women Artists Now) Day Screening and Reception: BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez
Join NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, School of Visual Arts Film department, African-American Women in Cinema, Women in Arts and Media Coalition, Women Make Movies and HerFlix at the SVA Theatre on March 26th for a screening of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez in recognition of S.W.A.N. (Support Women Artists Now) Day, an annual event on the last Saturday of March that celebrates women artists. This screening is the closing event of the 18th African-American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) Festival. There will be a Q&A and reception following the screening.
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez
2015, 91 mins.
Produced and Directed by Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez offers unprecedented access to the life, work and mesmerizing performances of renowned poet and activist Sonia Sanchez who describes herself as “a woman with razor blades between my teeth.” A leading figure in the Black Arts Movement and inspiration to today’s hip hop spoken word artists, Sanchez for over 60 years has helped to redefine American culture and politics as an activist in the Black, women’s and peace movements.
This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is recommended. For more information, visit NYWIFT.org.