Monday, April 16, 2012

FILM SCREENING/DISCUSSION @ LUNA STAGE

Dr. Maya Angelou at her home with (L to R) Kahlil Farid, Richard Woods, Shelley Grodner Seidenstein and Hafiz Farid. Dr. Angelou shared an outstanding and memorable interview for the documentary film, THE PRESUMPTION OF GUILT. <br />

Dr. Maya Angelou at her home with (L to R) Kahlil Farid, Richard Woods, Shelley Grodner Seidenstein and Hafiz Farid. Dr. Angelou shared an outstanding and memorable interview for the documentary film, THE PRESUMPTION OF GUILT.

THE PRESUMPTION OF GUILT:
Race, Class, and Crime In America
Winner of the 2011 New York International Film Festival Award for Best Social Documentary

WHEN: Monday, April 23, at 7 PM
WHERE:
Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange
TICKETS:  $10
Purchase tickets in person, on the phone at 973.395.5551, or online at lunastage.org.

With the tragic shooting of Trayvon Martin, this film could not possibly be more relevant. Directed by award-winning director Hafiz Farid and co-written by Mr. Farid and Shelley Grodner Seidenstein, the film is based on the best-selling book, The Presumption of Guilt, by Charles J. Ogeltree.

Many prominent scholars, authors and religious leaders are featured in the film, including Charles J. Ogletree, Maya Angelou, Alan Dershowitz, Terrie M. Williams, Anita Hill, Tim Wise, Michelle Alexander, Lawrence Watson, Richard L. Taylor, Reverend Reginald Jackson, Larry Hamm, and Reverend Eugene Rivers.

The screening will be followed by a discussion moderated by the film’s director and co-writer, Hafiz Farid. For more information on this important film, visit www.foremostproductions.com.