Sonia Sanchez, a poet and activist who describes herself as “a woman with razor blades between my teeth,” has helped to redefine American culture and politics for over 60 years as a leader in the Black Arts Movement, a feminist, and a peace activist.
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez is a documentary produced and directed by Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon that offers unprecedented access to Sanchez’s life, work, and performances. WomenArts is thrilled that this film is being featured at 2 events in New York this month organized by leading advocates for women in film and filmmakers of color. You can also order this film from California Newsreel.
Saturday, March 26 from 2 – 6 p.m. – There will be a SWAN Day screening at the School of Visual Arts Theatre hosted by African-American Women in Cinema, New York Women in Film & Television, Women in Arts & Media Coalition, Women Make Movies, HerFlix, SAG-AFTRA, and the School of Visual Arts Film Department. This screening is the closing event of the 18th African-American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) Festival. There will be a Q&A and reception following the screening. Read more>>
Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. – Third World Newsreel will present the film atAaron Davis Hall at City College of City University of New York. Sonia Sanchez herself will join them for the post-show discussion. Read more>>