Mujeres de Maiz, an activist organization from East LA, presents a panel that explores the process of interviewing women of color artivists and members of Mujeres de Maiz through the Oral Herstory project. This panel is presented in association with the Mujeres de Maiz Twenty Year Retrospective Exhibit.
Agents of Change examines the untold story of racial conditions in the 1960s on college campuses that led to student protests and demands for ethnic studies, cultural centers, and more. It connects 1960s conditions to current demands on higher education administrations by black college students. Directed by Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg. (2015). 86 minutes.
Ask questions, explore your mind, be vulnerable and find support at the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center's discussion circles. Queer and transgender students of color will discuss topics pertaining to gender, sexuality, race, ableism, politics, pop culture and so much more every other Thursday.
Weaving together verite footage and first-person testimonials, The Hunting Ground follows survivors of sexual assaults as they pursue their education and legal justice, despite harsh retaliation, harassment, and pushback. Directed by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering. (2015). 60 minutes.
The Independent Visions series features the best in independent film and video. Experience the diverse visions of independent filmmakers through rare documentaries, feature films, shorts, and more!
From his Grammy-nominated symphonic work to his role as Gary Burton Chair of Jazz Performance at Berklee College of Music, Joe Lovano fearlessly challenges and pushes his conceptual and thematic ventures in a quest for new modes of artistic expression and new ways to define the jazz idiom.
In 2014, he won Multi-reeds Player and Tenor Saxophonist of the Year awards from the Jazz Journalists Association and Tenor Saxophonist of the Year from Down Beat Magazine.