Films at the Schomburg: Lemon
Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
The film follows Lemon Andersen, a three-time felon and a one-time Tony Award-winning poet from Russell Simmons’s Def Poetry Jam, in his efforts to stage a comeback at New York’s Public Theater. Join directors Laura Brownson and Beth Levison for a talk back following the screening. Presented by the Schomburg Center’s Hip Hop 4.0 Initiative and curated by Martha Diaz.
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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