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Ones To Watch: “Invisible Imprints” documentary screening and conversation

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Time & Date

Thursday, June 16, 2022, 6:30 pm

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

 

Online sales have closed. In-person tickets will be available at the door.

Your next favorite artist is right here in Boston. WBUR keeps its finger on the pulse of Boston's diverse and lively arts and culture scene on-air, online...and now on stage. Join us for “Ones to Watch: Boston’s Emerging Artists,” an eight-part series featuring up-and-coming artists across an array of genres: dance, music, performance art, storytelling, poetry and theater.

Join us for a screening of the latest documentary from Beheard.world, a collective of performing artists, filmmakers and educators. The film follows 12 Boston-based poets and dancers as they travel from Jackson, MS up the Great Migration Trail to Chicago, performing an original piece called "Invisible: Imprints of Racism."

At each showing they facilitate talkbacks with audiences, exploring and confronting issues of race. As these dramatic experiences unfold on the tour, the film captures the performers’ own struggles with identity and race, shedding light on the deeper truths of racial divisions from diverse perspectives.

A Q&A with choreographer Anna Myer, filmmaker Jay Paris and performers from the film will follow the screening. Watch the film trailer below.

CitySpace Tickets
Premiere: $25.00 (includes reserved seating)
General: $15.00
Student: $5.00

Ways To Save
WBUR Sustainers and Members save $5.00 on premiere and general tickets to this event online or at the door with your Membership card.

To apply the discount to your ticket purchase online, you’ll need to enter a promo code. The code is sent to you in your monthly events newsletter. You can also get your code by emailing membership@wbur.org.

Registrants may be contacted by CitySpace about this or future events.

This event is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.

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