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Brooklyn Media Maker Weekend 2018: Adepero Oduye, Keynote Address Speaker

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BRIC Media Center

647 Fulton Street

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We are proud to announce that Adepero Oduye who gave a breakout performance as the star of Dee Rees’ Pariah will be giving the keynote address to kick off Brooklyn Media Maker Weekend on Thu, Oct 18, 7PM.

Ms. Oduye is a fierce supporter of community-made media and is committed to helping the next generation of makers.

Ms. Oduye
hails from Brooklyn, New York by way of Nigeria and is Cornell University graduate. Her film credits include The Big Short and Twelve Years A Slave. Theater credits include Mfoniso Udofia's Her Portmanteau at The New York Theater Workshop (2017), and The Trip to Bountiful on Broadway. In 2014, she wrote and directed her first short film, Breaking In. To Be Free, her second short film as director and writer, will screen at The National Museum of African American History and Culture in October 2018.

Now in its third year, Brooklyn Media Maker Weekend 2018 will focus on the fine art of narrative storytelling.

ABOUT BROOKLYN MEDIA MAKER WEEKEND
Everyone has their own story and we’re here to offer tools and tips on how to tell yours in a way that ensures the world takes notice. We'll feature a variety of interactive workshops and lectures from talented and knowledgeable media artists, industry leaders, and filmmakers from Brooklyn, and beyond.

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