Brentwood Learns invites you to Black History Month – Let’s Watch: John Ware Reclaimed with Cheryl Foggo

This is event is hosted and sponsored by the Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary
Date and time
February 11, 2021
4:00pm – 6:00pm MST
Cost Free
Please follow this link for more information and to register for this event
https://events.ucalgary.ca/arts/#!view/event/event_id/248016

Session Description:

How do you know if the choices you make are helping? Join filmmaker, author and playwright Cheryl Foggo for an online screening of her film John Ware Reclaimed. Cheryl will introduce the film with a brief exploration of how the commitment of a small group of women on the University of Calgary campus played a role in getting the story to the screen. The streaming will be followed by a Question and Answer Period.

About the Speaker:

Cheryl Foggo is a multiple award-winning playwright, author and filmmaker, whose work over the last 30 years has focused on the lives of Western Canadians of African descent. In 2020 her NFB feature documentary John Ware Reclaimed premiered at the Calgary International Film Festival, where it received the Alberta Feature Audience Choice Award. Additionally, in 2020, the 30th anniversary edition of her book Pourin’ Down Rain: A Black Woman Claims Her Place in the Canadian West was released by Brush Education Press and launched as an audiobook read by acclaimed actor Karen Robinson through ECW Press.

Supported by Brentwood Cares!

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