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Film Screening with Lonnie Holley

Photo from THE MAN IS THE MUSIC, Directed by Maris Curran
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Thursday, December 05, 2019
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Lonnie Holley, Matt Arnett
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Southbound

December 5
12-1:30pm

Film screening with Lonnie Holley: THE MAN IS THE MUSIC, directed by Maris Curran and I Snuck Off the Slave Ship, directed by Lonnie Holley and Cyrus Moussavi. The screenings will be followed by Q&A with Lonnie Holley and Matt Arnett, producer and screenwriter for I Snuck Off the Slave Ship.

THE MAN IS THE MUSIC draws us into Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley's imaginative and captivating world. While in I Snuck Off the Slave Ship Lonnie Holley, a "self-taught African American artist" and dimensional traveler, attempts to sneak off the slave ship America. This screening is in collaboration with Duke Performances as part of Music Maker 25 (https://dukeperformances.duke.edu/event-category/music-maker-25/), a weeklong music series and exhibition in downtown Durham celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Music Maker Relief Foundation.

A light lunch will be served after the screening. This is a first come, first seated event. Please plan to arrive early to secure your seat. Doors open at 11:45am.

[Photo from THE MAN IS THE MUSIC]

Programming for "Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South" on view at the Power Plant Gallery September 6-December 21, 2019. For more information on the exhibit visit: powerplantgallery.com.

Contact: Caitlin Kelly