The Revival Movie

The Revival Movie directed by Sekiya Dorsett / Prod. Andrea Boston / USA / 2015 / 90min.  With Jonquille Rice aka Solsis, Be Steadwell, t’ai freedom ford, Elizah Turner.  Exec. Prod. and founder of THE REVIVAL, Jade Foster. The film also stars Alexis De Veaux.

A joyous, empowering documentary charting the course of seven black women in a minivan on the road across America with THE REVIVAL, a slam style poetry tour. Absolutely eloquent, insightful and refreshing, we dare you not to want to hang off every word that they speak and drop everything to join the movement.

THE REVIVAL: WOMEN AND THE WORD.
This documentary chronicles the creation of an international salon-styled tour led and supported by women. It tells the story of how Jade Foster recruited a group of five dynamic poets and musicians to become stewards of a movement that builds community among queer women of color, upholds literary arts excellence, and occupies living rooms across the country.

Artistic Intimacies: A Salon

 

Artistic Intimacies is a Salon that seeks to be in conversation with notions of intimacy at a time when external technologies counter human connections.  Artistic Intimacies began in 2014 in Brooklyn as a contemporary iteration of the Flamboyant Ladies Theatre Company Salons which were co-hosted by Gwendolen Hardwick and Alexis De Veaux in 1980s Brooklyn.

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Left of Black: Mark Anthony Neal in Conversation with Alexis De Veaux

John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with author and activist Alexis De Veaux to discuss her recent novel “Yabo” and the future of blackness. De Veaux’s work “Yabo” won the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction.