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.