In honour of what would have been James Baldwin’s 97th birthday, The Batty Mama presents the documentary film about his life & legacy, JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET, plus a ‘long table discussion’ & free Q&A on Sunday 01 AUG.
JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET d. Karen Thorsen, 1989 is presented by The Batty Mama at Stanley Arts SE25 and is booking now (01 to 04 AUG).
JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET now considered a classic, is a social critique; an emotional portrait and a passionate plea for human equality. Without using narration and while exploring what it means to be born black, impoverished, gay and gifted – in a world that has yet to understand that “all men are brothers”, the film allows Baldwin to tell his own story and, in many ways, our collective story.
This feature-length documentary was produced in 16mm and has received stellar reviews and awards, celebrated at festivals in over two-dozen countries – including Sundance, London, Berlin and Tokyo.
“A haunting, beautifully made biography”Los Angeles Times
Long Table Session / Q&A (01 AUG)
Just after the Sunday matinee showing of JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET, The Batty Mama will host a special ‘long table session’ (ticketed separately). It will include performances by a range of artists including, Lasana Shabazz, as well as a range of short films about Black Queer Britain to provide a UK context of Black Queer History and will facilitate a conversation for our future.
The Sunday evening film showing will be followed by an additional free Q&A session.
JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET d. Karen Thorsen, 1989 is presented by The Batty Mama at Stanley Arts SE25 and is booking now (01 to 04 AUG):
- 01 AUG 14:00 – JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET + Long Table Discussion
- 01 AUG 19:30 – JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET + free QA
- 02 AUG 16:00 – JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET
- 02 AUG 19:30 – JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET
- 03 AUG 19:30 – JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET
- 04 AUG 19:30 – JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET
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