Doc Lounge – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

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Doc Lounge Lund is the best documentary film club in town! Every other week we screen new, powerful, funny, poignant, terrifying, enlightening, tickling and relevant world class films at Mejeriet in Lund. Premieres, previews and exclusive talks alongside music, delicious snacks and a chill bar scene makes the best movie night of the week!

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders / USA / 2019 / 120 min

An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner.

From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to ʼ70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room — Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature. Inspired to write because no one took a “little black girl” seriously, Morrison reflects on her lifelong deconstruction of the master narrative.

Woven together with a rich collection of art, history, literature and personality, the film includes discussions about her many critically acclaimed works, including novels “The Bluest Eye,” “Sula” and “Song of Solomon,” her role as an editor of iconic African-American literature and her time teaching at Princeton University. Featuring interviews with Hilton Als, Angela Davis, Fran Lebowitz, Walter Mosley, Sonia Sanchez and Oprah Winfrey, who turned Morrison’s novel “Beloved” into a feature film.

Doc Lounge Lund Fall 2019:
3 okt - Toni Morrison: The Pieces I am
17 okt - Honeyland
31 okt - Touch Me Not
13 nov - Sakawa

Doc Lounge Lund offers documentaries in a cosy club setting! We’re looking forward to seeing you at Mejeriet for three fantastic film screenings, this season on Thursdays! As always we will invite guests for talks and performances and serve food and drinks for hungry and thirsty documentary film fans. Welcome!

If you would like to be a part of Doc Lounge Lund and join our volunteer crew or have questions about the screening nights or Doc Lounge in general, don’t hesitate to get in touch, lund@doclounge.se.

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