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“Rain in a Dry Land” Film screening and Q&A with filmmaker Anne Makepeace
November 19, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Human Rights Project, Bard’s Fine Arts Department, and the Department of Africana Studies invite you to the screening of Anne Makepeace’s, “Rain in a Dry Land” followed by a discussion with Anne Makepeace.
ANNE MAKEPEACE has written, produced and directed many award-winning independent films, including “We Still Live Here,” (PBS Independent Lens 2011, Telluride Moving Mountains Award); “Rain in a Dry Land,” (P.O.V. 2007, Emmy nomination); “Robert Capa in Love and War,” (Sundance, American Masters 2003, National Prime Time Emmy award); “Coming to Light,” (Sundance, American Masters 2001, Oscar Short List); “Baby It’s You.” (Sundance, P.O.V. 1998, Whitney Biennial) and others. Her films have aired on the BBC, Channel Four, ZDF, ARTE, NHK, ABC Australia, France 5, CBC, HBO, Showtime, PBS et al. She has won numerous awards and is now working on a documentary about tribal courts in California. For more information see http://www.makepeaceproductions.com/
Rain in a Dry Land is a 2006 documentary film directed by Anne Makepeace and filmed by Joan Churchill & Barney Broomfield that chronicles the experiences of two Bantu as they are transported by relief organizations from Kenyan refugee camps to Atlanta, Georgia and then Springfield, Massachusetts.
This event is co-sponsored by the Human Rights Project, Studio Arts, and Africana Studies