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Directed by Ada Gay Griffin, Michelle Parkerson

United States 1995 80 mins. In English

This incisive portrait-doc about the radical black lesbian poet and activist Audre Lorde traces her involvement in and leadership of myriad social justice movements of the late 20th century. Followed by In Dialogue, a post-film discussion moderated by Lisa Jarrett.

Lisa Jarrett is an artist and educator. She is Assistant Professor of Community and Context Arts at Portland State University’s School of Art + Design. She is co-founder and co-director of KSMoCA (King School Museum of Contemporary Art) in NE Portland and the artists collective Art 25: Art in the 25th Century. Her intersectional practice considers the politics of difference within a variety of settings including: schools, landscapes, fictions, racial imaginaries, studios, communities, museums, galleries, walls, mountains, mirrors, floors, rivers, and lenses. She exists and makes socially engaged work within the African Diaspora. She recently discovered that her primary medium is questions.