JMKAC-Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (documentary)

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Film: Thursday, September 21, 5:30 p.m. CST in the Arts Center Theatre

Discussion about the film on Zoom: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 p.m. CST
All ages


Join us on September 21 in the JMKAC Theatre, where we will screen the documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am. Note that if you can’t make the screening at the Arts Center, the film is available on various streaming platforms and through library loan.

The League will discuss the film the following week on September 28 via Zoom. (Your Zoom link will be sent to you after you register.)

Moderators Andrea Chung, Tao Leigh Goffe, and Kelli Morgan will host a virtual conversation about the film and its connection to the exhibition Andrea Chung: if they put an iron circle around your neck I will bite it away (now on view at the Arts Center). Participation in the discussion is welcome.

About the Film
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am is an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history, and the human condition as seen through her own literature. The film includes discussions about her novels The Bluest EyeSula, and Song of Solomon; her role as an editor of iconic African-American literature, and her time teaching at Princeton University. It features interviews with Hilton Als, Angela Davis, Fran Lebowitz, Walter Mosley, Sonia Sanchez and Oprah Winfrey.

Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Johanna Giebelhaus, Chad Thompson, and Tommy Walker

Watch the Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am movie trailer

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Sep 21 2023


5:30 pm - 6:00 pm