Wednesday, December 11 8:00 PM at Nyack Center TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders USA, 2019, 120 minutes, documentary, rated PG-13
Rivertown Film cordially invites you to join us in remembering Toni Morrison (1931-2019), pre-eminent novelist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and a longtime local resident. Made before she died, the film includes extensive interviews with her. As Toni Morrison did in her writing, the film leads viewers through an exploration of race, America, history, and what it means to be human.
After the film, Bill Batson will moderate a discussion with Dr. Craig Stutman, Joshua Leach, and Dr. Tracyann Williams, Chair and members (respectively) of the Toni Morrison Societys Bench by the Road Project.
Community Partners include the Nyack Library, Nyack NAACP, Nyack Center, and Nyack Sketch Log. Members of the NAACP will receive the Rivertown Film member discount on tickets.
"A valuable and fascinating and insightful and soaring and inspirational record of the life and times and work of an American treasure. " - Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times