Film Screening "How It Feels to Be Free" with Special Conversation with Director Yoruba Richen
The U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg cordially invites you to attend the screening of the film "How It Feels to Be Free" on November 21, 2023, accompanied by a special conversation with the award-winning American director, Yoruba Richen. The event will explore the role and visibility of women of color in the media and the film industry.
Date: November 21, 2023, at 5:45 PM
Venue: Ciné Utopia, Luxembourg
(16, Avenue de la Faïencerie – L- 1510 Luxembourg)
The program will commence with a welcoming reception and a discussion featuring Yoruba Richen, followed by the screening of "How It Feels to Be Free."
About the Film "How It Feels to Be Free":
Directed by Yoruba Richen and produced by Alicia Keys, this documentary delves into the lives and impact of six prominent African American entertainers, including Lena Horne and Nina Simone, within the film industry. Emphasizing their pivotal role in reshaping the narrative of Black women's identity in Hollywood, the film highlights their artistic and political contributions. The screening is free of charge, but due to limited seating, registration is mandatory through the following link: