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Raising Bertie

  • Maysles Cinema 343 Malcolm X Boulevard New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Raising Bertie 

Margaret Byrne, 2017, 104 min
Raising Bertie is an intimate six year portrait of three African American boys growing into adulthood in rural North Carolina, exploring complex relationships between generational poverty, educational inequity, and race.

June 9, 7:30pm
June 10, 7:30pm
June 11, 7:30pm

There will be a Q&A with Director Margaret Byrne and DP/Producer Jon Stuyvesant following the screenings on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. WBAI's Barika Edwards (Artsy Fartsy show) will moderate Friday’s Q&A and Maria Garcia, (Author of Cinematic Quests for Identity: The Hero's Encounter with the Beast) will moderate Sunday's Q&A.

Later Event: June 14
Death Bowl to Downtown