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January 18, 2013 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Category: Reception
Location: Dell Pryor Gallery
4201 Cass (at Willis)
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

You are cordially invited to a reception for an evening of good company and to meet, greet and welcome distinguished filmmaker Julie Dash to Detroit's arts and cultural community as the 2013 Bob Allison (Allesee) Endowed Chair in Media and Media Artist in Residence in the Department of Communication, Wayne State University. https://www.facebook.com/events/430298247038741/?ref=22

Julie Dash's signature films Diary of an African Nun (1977), Illusions (1982) and The Rosa Parks Story (2002) are classics. Her groundbreaking 1991 feature film Daughters of the Dust is listed in the National Film Registry. A retrospective of her work, a series of events spanning several dates, begins January 24 at the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre.

 

For more information about this event, please contact Juanita Anderson at 313-577-4145 or jbanderson@wayne.edu.