The Edge of Each Other’s Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde
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Tuesday November 7
7:00 PM  –  9:00 PM

The Edge of Each Other’s Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde (2002, 59 min.)

 

This powerful documentary is a moving tribute to legendary black lesbian feminist poet Audre Lorde (1934-1992). One of the most celebrated icons of feminism's second wave, Lorde inspired several generations of activists with her riveting poetry, serving as a catalyst for change and uniting the communities of which she was a part: black arts and black liberation, women's liberation and lesbian and gay liberation. Nowhere was this more apparent than the groundbreaking I AM YOUR SISTER CONFERENCE which brought together 1200 activists from 23 countries, including thrilling footage of the inimitable Lorde herself, and candid interviews with conference organizers. THE EDGE OF EACH OTHER'S BATTLES powerfully brings Lorde's legacy of poetry and politics to life and conveys the spirit, passion and intensity that remains her trademark.

 

Date: November 7, 2017

Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: DuSable Museum of African American History, Ames Auditorium

Entrance: Please enter through the Main Entrance

 

Cost: FREE

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