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ORIGIN | A Film Talkback with BronzeLens Film Festival
ORIGIN | A Film Talkback with BronzeLens Film Festival

Sun, Feb 25



ORIGIN | A Film Talkback with BronzeLens Film Festival

What are the origins of our discontents? You've seen the film ORIGIN, now let's discuss the questions it raises around race and class with an enlightening conversation.

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Feb 25, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

ArtsXchange, 2148 Newnan St, East Point, GA 30344, USA

About the Event


You’ve seen the film ORIGIN. Now let’s talk about the complex questions it raises around class & race. Join us and our 2023 Ebon Dooley Economic Justice  Champion honoree, the BronzeLens Film Festival, for an evening of mind-stretching discussion.


Sunday, Feb. 25 | 3-5 pm | Paul Robeson Theater @ ArtsXchange | 2148 Newnan St., East Point, GA 30344

Join the ccnversation with insight from Kevin Sipp, artist and gallery manager for the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs • Afemo & Elisabeth Omilami, actors & humanitarians • Dr. Karscheik Sims-Alvarado, Africana Studies professor at Morehouse Colleger • and Dr. Subha Xavier, Film & Media Studies/Institute of African Studies at Emory University 

“Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay, ORIGIN explores the mystery of history, the wonders of romance and a fight for the future of us all. Inspired by the New York Times best-seller “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents,” the acclaimed film chronicles the tragedy and triumph of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson as she investigates a global phenomenon of epic proportions. Portrayed by Academy Award nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (“King Richard”), Isabel experiences unfathomable personal loss and love as she crosses continents and cultures to craft one of the defining American books of our time.” - BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta

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