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‘Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart’ Trailer: Lorraine Hansberry Docu Hits Toronto | Deadline EXCLUSIVE: The Toronto Film Festival is hosting the world premiere of the first feature-length documentary on playwright Lorraine Hansberry, who penned the iconic A Raisin In The Sun

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The docu, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, is directed by Tracy Heather Strain, with LaTanya Richardson Jackson narrating and Anika Noni Rose as the voice of Hansberry. Both Richardson Jackson and Rose performed and were Tony-nominated in the 2014 revival of the Tony-winning play alongside Denzel Washington.

The Toronto bow in the TIFF Docs section tonight at 9:30 at Jackman comes ahead of its TV premiere in February on PBS’ American Masters.

Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin In The Sun, African American Author, African American Playwright, KOLUMN Magazine, Kolumn

Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin In The Sun, African American Author, African American Playwright, KOLUMN Magazine, Kolumn


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The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. (Biography.com).


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