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Listening for Something… Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in Conversation – Directed by Dionne Brand
March 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
QUEST WOMEN’S MONTH NFB SCREENINGS
Date: Every Friday from 3 PM – 5 PM during the month of March
Cost: Donation based – recommended donation is $5 per person
In celebration of Women’s Month, Quest is thrilled to be collaborating with the National Film Board to screen five women-centric and women-directed documentaries at our cozy space on the second floor of the Midland Cultural Centre. Choose one film, or attend all five – we can’t wait to see you there!
All ages are welcome!
Friday, March 17 – Listening for Something… Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in Conversation, directed by Dionne Brand (55 min)
The nation, the country, where do we belong in it? In this film through conversation and poetry two poets meet for the telling and the listening. Adrienne Rich is a distinguished American feminist poet, and author of numerous books of prose, poetry, essays and speeches. Dionne Brand is a Trinidadian-Canadian femininst poet, writer and filmmaker. Incisive and inquisitive, the two women meet to discuss the world as they each see it. Claiming any subject, they talk about events as they see them, analytic, contemplative, honest and open ended. Topics include political issues, feminism, racism and lesbianism, among others. The viewer is invited into the exchange by the familiar images of two women talking intimately around a kitchen table, in