Evergreen Art Lecture Series: Gilda Sheppard

Evergreen Art Lecture Series: Gilda Sheppard

When:
February 10, 2021 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
2021-02-10T11:30:00-08:00
2021-02-10T13:00:00-08:00
Evergreen Art Lecture Series: Gilda Sheppard

Week 6, 2/10/21 Gilda Sheppard is a documentary filmmaker and a member of the faculty at Evergreen.  Her documentaries include stories of resilience of Liberian women and children refugees in Ghana; three generations of Black families in an urban neighborhood; and a film ethnography of stories from folklore started by Zora Neale Hurston in Alabama’s AfricaTown. She is currently in post-production of her documentary Since I Been Down on education, organizing, and healing developed and led by incarcerated women and men in Washington State’s prisons. Sheppard’s recent book is titled Culturally Relevant Arts Education for Social Justice: A Way Out of No Way. Sheppard is a volunteer teacher in prisons.

She will be speaking on her film “Since I Been Down,” which will be screened in week 5 on Wednesday, Feb 3, 11am-1pm. This talk is a collaboration between the Art Lecture Series and the Reimagining Community Safety Series.

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