Aneta Brodski, a deaf teen living in New York City, discovers the power of American Sign Language poetry. As she prepares to be one of the first deaf poets to compete in a youth slam, her journey leads to an unexpected collaboration.
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Ash� Cultural Arts Center 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans
STICK AROUND FOR THE TALK-BACK AFTER THE FILM
Frederick "Hollywood" Delahoussaye, Moderator
Poet; Assistant Coordinator, Kuumba Institute, Ash� Cultural Arts Center
Benjamin Trahan, Director of the TRIO Talent Search America Organization, Dillard University
Asia Rainey, Director of Wordplay New Orleans; Coach of New Orleans Youth Slam Team (NOYS)
Preach (Asia-Vinae) New Orleans Youth Slam Team Poet
Shedrick White, Director of Never Ending Words Foundation (motivational speaker, poet, educator)