Sunday, February 4, 2024

2:30PM | Doors @ 2:00PM

Entrance by donation, limited seating

Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project 

Directors: Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, 2023, 1h 42m

Post-screening discussion with Vimalasara and Terra Long (Editor)


This award-winning documentary travels through time and space to reveal the enduring influence of Nikki Giovanni, one of America’s greatest living artists and social commentators. Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project reckons with the inevitable passing of time through a collision of memories, moments in American history, live readings, and visually innovative treatments of Giovanni’s poetry.

Confluential Films and Rada Studio, in association with JustFilms | Ford Foundation; in association with Bertha DOC SOCIETY. Writers and directors, Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson; producers, Joe Brewster, Michèle Stephenson, and Tommy Oliver; executive producers, Codie Elaine Oliver and Taraji P. Henson; editors, Terra Long, Lawrence Jackman, and Regi Allen; with the voice of Taraji P. Henson.