This is a film still from JAMES BALDWIN - THE PRICE OF THE TICKET, showing at Stanley Arts (01 to 04 AUG).
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NOW BOOKING: Baldwin97 – JAMES BALDWIN: THE PRICE OF THE TICKET presented by The Batty Mama at Stanley Arts (01 to 04 AUG 2021).

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.

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