1 Free & 1 Discounted SWAN Day event - celebrate women's artistic work all day!
A SWAN Day Event 2016 Saturday March 26 2-6pm
with NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, SVA, African-American Women in Cinema, Women Make Moves, & HerFlix
S.W.A.N. (Support Women Artists Now) Day Screening and Reception:BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez
Event: Saturday Mar. 26, 2016
Join NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, School of Visual Arts Film department, African-American Women in Cinema, Women in Arts and Media Coalition, Women Make Movies and HerFlix at the SVA Theater on March 26th for a screening of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez in recognition of S.W.A.N. (Support Women Artists Now) Day, an annual event on the last Saturday of March that celebrates women artists. This screening is the closing event of the 18th African-American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) Festival. There will be a Q&A and reception following the screening.
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez 2015, 91 mins. Produced and Directed by Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon BaddDDD Sonia Sanchezoffers unprecedented access to the life, work and mesmerizing performances of renowned poet and activist Sonia Sanchez who describes herself as "a woman with razor blades between my teeth."
Barbra Attie and Janet Goldwater have been making award-winning broadcast documentaries for more than 25 years. They are recipients of the Pew Fellowship in the Arts. Sabrina Schmidt Gordon has been editing and producing high impact documentaries for more than 15 years.
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez is the second documentary produced by Attie, Goldwater and Gordon. Their previous collaboration, Mrs. Goundo's Daughter(2009), recounts a Malian mother's fight for asylum in the U.S. to protect her two-year old daughter from female genital cutting/mutilation.
SAG-AFTRA is a sponsor of the reception.
Special thanks to Reeves Lehman and Adam Natale
SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now) Day Screening and Reception