An inspiring film by award winning documentary filmmaker Jennifer Abod, PhD (THE EDGE OF EACH OTHER’S BATTLES: THE VISION OF AUDRE LORDE). THE PASSIONATE PURSUIT OF ANGELA BOWEN provides a window into the life of Angela Bowen who grew up in inner city Boston during the Jim Crow era, ad went on to become a classical ballerina, a legendary dance teacher, a black lesbian feminist activist organizer, writer and professor. Bowen’s stories reveal how the challenges of race, class, gender, age, and sexuality played into her decisions and strategies for survival. PASSIONATE PURSUITS is important to anyone who wants to know more about the experiences and complexities of black women’s lives and the emergence of Black Feminism. (73 minutes)
Event Sponsored by: The DC Metro Area chapter of Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC)
Free, but donations welcome!
Everyone is welcome! Light snacks.