'Born Black and Female' screened during Hygienic fest
New to the Hygienic Art weeks this year is a screening of the documentary “Born Black and Female” by Juanita Wilbur and Ben Hammel.
This will, in fact, be the first public screening of the film.
It follows eight black women of various ages and backgrounds, “highlighting their unique stories of resistance and resilience in society.”
Hygienic Curator in Residence Juanita Austin will moderate a Q&A after the screening. Light refreshments will be served.
“Born Black and Female,” 7 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 30, Hygienic Art Galleries, 79 Bank St., New London; $5 donations welcome; hygienic.org.
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