"BEAUTIFUL, POIGNANT, AND BRILLIANT."
Dr. Arica Coleman, ethnic studies scholar and Time Magazine contributor
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A “BRAVE AND POWERFUL (AND NECESSARY) WORK OF ART.”
Jazz great Bob James, composer of the film's soundtrack
Art as a Response to Anti-Blackness was the virtual film-launch event for Interrupted: Prologue to a Mem-noir. Participants were jazz great Bob James; bestselling author Marita Golden; founder of Black Bottom Film Festival Joseph Lewis; Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts gallery manager Lindsey Yancich; artist, activist, and owner of Busboys and Poets Andy Shallal; and Dr. Charles Chavis of the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University.
Interrupted: Prologue to a Mem-noir was made possible thanks to the support of Maryland State Arts Council, United Way of Central Maryland; Mosaic Center for Culture and Diversity at University of Maryland Baltimore County; Leah Mazur and Drew Willard, Bob James, and Resonance Records.