Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart | August Wilson Center For African American Cultural Center | Screen | Pittsburgh City Paper


Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

When: Tue., March 27, 7 p.m. 2018

A Raisin in the Sun author Lorraine Hansberry was a visionary playwright who took on issues like race, human rights, women’s equality and sexuality. These issues, now at the forefront of public discourse, are at the center of Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, the first-ever documentary about Hansberry. The film features actress Anika Noni Rose, as the voice of Hansberry, as well as interviews with Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Harry Belafonte and Louis Gossett Jr., and narration by LaTanya Richardson Jackson. Tonight, the film, created by Peabody Award-winner Tracy Heather Strain, screens at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture. Afterward, there will be a panel featuring the creative team behind the film and a reception with hors d’oeuvres and live music by female jazz trio, A.I.R. -RA

Price: $23.25

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