National Book Foundation and the Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Presents

James Baldwin

& His Literary Legacy

KIMO THEATRE, 423 CENTRAL AVE NW

at KiMo Theatre

January 24, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Time: 7:00pm     Day: Thursday     Doors: 6:30pm     Ages: All Ages    

 

Author in Focus:

James Baldwin & His

Literary Legacy

Join the National Book Foundation and the Public Library Albuquerque and

Bernalillo County for a celebration focused on the literary legacy and seminal

works of James Baldwin, a four-time National Book Award Finalist (Giovanni’s

Room, Nobody Knows My Name, The Fire Next Time, and Just Above My

Head). Author in Focus: James Baldwin is presented with filmmaker Raoul

Peck and Velvet Films, the team behind the critically acclaimed documentary I

Am Not Your Negro, with funding from the Ford Foundation.

The program will include a screening of the film and a discussion between

notable authors who will talk about the importance of Baldwin and his work’s

urgent relevance in today’s society.

There will be a limited amount of free titles by James Baldwin at the event.

Thursday, January 24 • 7:00 p.m.

KiMo Theatre

423 Central NW 87102 505.768.3544

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