LHAAFF: Toussaint L'Ouverture (Closing Day Feature Film Followed By Panel Discussion)
Toussaint L'Ouverture, France, 2012, 180 min (Seattle Premiere)
At the age of eight, Toussaint L'Ouverture is marked forever when he sees his father, an old slave, judged unproductive and thrown into the harbor. As an adult and a free man, L'Ouverture leads the slave revolt that results in the independence of Haiti. Violence and mature themes.
There will be a 45-minute intermission.
Followed by panel discussion.
Preceding the film at 12:15 pm in the West Room will be a public lecture presented by LHPAI Artist-in- Residence, Negarra A. Kudumu, MA titled "Toussaint L'Ouverture, Self-Determined: Lessons of Liberation from the Haitian Revolution." Immediately following the film there will be a panel discussion with special guests Saheed Adejumobi, PhD (History, Film Studies & Director of Global African Studies Program - Seattle University), Dr. Angela Gilliam (Faculty Emerita - Evergreen State College) and Jacky Gotin ( French Program Teacher - French American School of Puget Sound)
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (View)
104 17th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98144
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