Showcase – Race and Social Justice on Film: An Interview with Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker Abby Ginzberg

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february, 2021

26feb12:15 pm12:45 pmVirtual EventShowcase - Race and Social Justice on Film: An Interview with Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker Abby Ginzberg

Time

(Friday) 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

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Event Details

Abby Ginzberg is a Peabody Award winning documentary filmmaker who has been creating documentaries about race and social justice for the last 30 years. Her film “Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa” will be screened at 4:15 on Day 3 of the conference and the trailer for her latest film, “Truth to Power: Barbara Lee Speaks for Me” will be shared with conference-goers on day Day 4.

 

To watch Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa go to:

https://vimeo.com/ondemand/209653

 

To watch Truth to Power as part of the Pan African Film Festival (tickets on sale as of 2/25: Festival runs 2/28-3/14)

go to https://www.paff.org/

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Speakers for this event

  • Abby Ginzberg

    Abby Ginzberg

    Peabody-Award winning filmmaker, Abby Ginzberg has been producing compelling documentaries about race and social justice for over 30 years. In addition to directing TRUTH TO POWER: BARBARA LEE SPEAKS FOR ME, she has recently released WAGING CHANGE (2019), a documentary about the challenges faced by tipped servers, forced to rely on tips and the federal tipped minimum wage of $2.13, which premiered at DOC NYC.AND THEN THEY CAME FOR US (2017), about the connection between the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WW II and the current Muslim travel ban won a Silver Gavel Award and has played in major cities across the country. It was broadcast on public television in May, 2019 and 2020. SOFT VENGEANCE: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa won a 2015 Peabody award and has screened at film festivals around the world, winning four audience awards. AGENTS OF CHANGE (2016) (co-directed with Frank Dawson), tells the untold story of the Black student protest movement of the late 1960’s which led to the creation of Black and Ethnic Studies programs across the country. She was the Consulting Producer on THE BARBER OF BIRMINGHAM, directed by Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin, which premiered at Sundance in 2011 and was nominated for an Oscar® in the Short Doc category.

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