New York Event: "African Americans On-Screen: Our History...Our Future"

New York Event: "African Americans On-Screen: Our History...Our Future"

IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH SAG NATIONAL ETHNIC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES COMMITTEE PRESENTS:

“African Americans On-Screen: Our History… Our Future”

Join Moderator Nancy Giles (Actor, Writer and Contributor on CBS News' Sunday Morning) as she leads an unparalleled panel of industry insiders and trail blazers including Mike Hodge (SAG NY Division President; Law & Order; upcoming Arthur; Broadway: King Hedley; Fences), Warrington Hudlin (Film/TV/Internet Producer; founder, Cast and Crew of Color.org), Ellyn Long Marshall (Co-Founder, Orpheus Group Casting), and Sharon Washington (SAG NY Division EEOC Chair; Michael Clayton; Broadway: The Scottsboro Boys). As a dynamic point of entry to this candid dialogue surrounding the accomplishments of African Americans on-screen, the evening will begin with a screening of the short documentary Oscar’s Comeback, about the legendary filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, with the filmmaker, Lisa Collins, in attendance.
 
When: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Please arrive by 5:45 p.m. Program begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.
 
Where: Screen Actors Guild
360 Madison Avenue – 14th Floor – Leon Janney Boardroom
New York, NY 10017
(Entrance on 45th Street, between 5th and Madison Avenues)

Screen Actors Guild members and ONE GUEST are invited to attend. There is limited seating.

You MUST RSVP by CLICKING HERE

SAG MEMBERS, PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD (paid thru April 30, 2011) FOR ADMITTANCE.