cancelled: DC Social Change Film Series: The Revival, 03/18/2020 at 7 p.m. in Paresky Auditorium

The Davis Center’s Social Change Film Series presents

THE REVIVAL: WOMEN AND THE WORD

7 p.m. at Paresky Auditorium on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 

Talkback after the screening with Tendai Muparutsa and Prisca Gayles

 

 

 

 

The Revival The Revival Women and the Word is a 2016 documentary film directed by Sekiya Dorsett, a queer filmmaker who works to give voice to issues of equality. This documentary chronicles a US tour group of black lesbian poets and musicians who are traveling performing making history as queer women of color. Their journey is to bring together their community and include interviews from leading black feminist and queer thinkers including Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Nikki Finney, and Alexis De Veaux. This documentary tackles themes such as gender, race, and sexuality. This film works to represent community and provide a special insight to the experience of queer women of color performers. Additionally, this film works to empower and raise the voices of the marginalized.