Friday, May 04, 2007
We Gotta Have It: Twenty Years of Seeing Black at the Movies
Poet and cultural critic Esther Iverem has been a mainstay of DC Poets Against the War from the very first day. Come celebrate the publication of a collection of her kick-ass film reviews, We Gotta Have It: Twenty Years of Seeing Black at the Movies next Saturday at Busboys & Poets (details below). And if you can't make it then, scroll down for other area dates or check http://www.seeingblack.com/ for more information. Congratulations, Esther!
**We Gotta Have It: Twenty Years of Seeing Black at the Movies, 1986-2006 By Esther Iverem
Esther Iverem, a former staff writer for The Washington Post, New York Newsday and the New York Times, is editor of SeeingBlack.com and a contributing film critic for BET.com and BlackAmericaWeb.com. She is a recipient of a National Arts Journalism Fellowship and a member of the Washington Area Film Critics Association. She is also the author of two books of poems, Living in Babylon and The Time: Portrait of a Journey Home.
(Tentative) May 17--Washington, DC
June 20—Largo, MD