“Audre Lorde-The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992” at the Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

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Audre Lorde-The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992, by Dagmar Schultz, will be screened at the Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival on Saturday, September 21, 2013, 1:30pm. The screening takes place at Camelot Theatres, located at 2300 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs, California.

Audre Lorde-The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992, explores a little-known chapter of the writer’s prolific life, a period in which she helped ignite the Afro-German Movement and made lasting contributions to the German political and cultural scene before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Lorde mentored and encouraged Black German women to write and publish as a way of asserting their identities, rights and culture in a society that isolated and silenced them, while she challenged white German women to acknowledge and constructively use their white privilege. This documentary contains previously unreleased audiovisual material from director Dagmar Schultz’s personal archive, including stunning images of Audre Lorde off stage. [Also see previous post Audre Lorde: Happy Birthday!.]

For more information, see http://desertlocalnews.com/palm-springs-gay-and-lesbian-film-festival/

For more on the director, see http://dagmarschultz.com/

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