In Celebration of Black History Month, Screen Actors Guild National Ethnic Employment Opportunities Committee Presents “The Black Hollywood Experience: Our History…Our Future” Panel Discussion
Light Reception to Follow
Moderated by comedian, game-show host and Emmy® winner, Wayne Brady, this panel includes Oscar™ nominees, Don Cheadle (Crash, Hotel Rwanda), John Singleton (Boyz in the Hood, Shaft), Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and Emmy® nominee Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons, 227, The Hughleys).
As trailblazers in the entertainment industry, several of whom are multi-hyphenate actors, directors, writers and producers, this prestigious group of panelists will address the history and future of African Americans in film and television, as well as their own career-building stories and strategies.
The panel discussion will be preceded by a performance of the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by Grammy award-winner Dawnn Lewis (Dreamgirls, A Different World, One Tree Hill).
When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 23, 2011
6:30 p.m. Check in begins
7 p.m. Program begins
Where: James Cagney Board Room
Screen Actors Guild
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated
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.