April 10, 2018 Human Rights Film Series: Twilight Los Angeles

2017-2018 Human Rights Film Series
Aesthetics & Politics
Art History & Human Rights

presents

Twilight: Los Angeles

(2000, by Anna Devere Smith)

TUESDAY, April 10, 2018
3:30 – 5:30pm

Konover Auditorium
Dodd Center
University of Connecticut

Free Admission

 


Anna Deveare Smith

In this film adaptation of the award-winning play, Twilight: Los Angeles, writer and performer Anna Deavere Smith takes on the roles of real individuals connected with the 1992 Rodney King verdict and the subsequent uprisings in Los Angeles. This one-woman play explores the history and legacy of racism and oppression through the words of those on the front lines.