American Revolutionary

July 1, 2014
7:00pm Eastern Time

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Welcome to the American Revolutionary live chat and behind-the-scenes panel discussion!

We're going to be featuring a conversation with:

  • Grace Lee, Filmmaker of American Revolutionary
  • Grace Lee Boggs, Activist and subject of American Revolutionary
  • Caroline Libresco, Producer of American Revolutionary, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

We're excited to see you at this hour!

This screening is co-presented with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) and the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC).

Update: Detroit activist and film subject Shea Howell will no longer be participating in this live screening.

Video Description

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

Grace Lee Boggs, 99, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer, and activist in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an American revolution can be. Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, she challenges a new generation to throw off old assumptions, think creatively and redefine revolution for our times.

Duration: 82min 21sec


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