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Presented by The Ryder Film Series
2019 RYDER Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 8:00PM
114 E. Kirkwood Ave.
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- An all-day pass includes a ticket to this film as well as all 3 screenings in the NY Dog Film Fest earlier in the day.
TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to ‘70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature. Woven together with a rich collection of art, history, literature, and personality, the film includes discussions about her many critically acclaimed works, including novels “The Bluest Eye,” “Sula” and “Song of Solomon,” her role as an editor of iconic African-American literature and her time teaching at Princeton University.
DIRECTED BY Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Doors open at 7:30pm. The event is expected to last 2 hours.
Also Presented by the Ryder on September 22 at the BCT is the NY Dog Film Festival:
2pm: Lady and the Tramp (1955) 1 hr, 15 min
4pm: Dog Fest Program 1 1 hr, 16 min
6pm: Dog Fest Program 2 1 hr, 13 min
An All-Day Pass will cover admission to all four films.