PLYMOUTH, N.H. – An inspiring story of poetry, friendship, self-expression and cultural identity marks the return of Plymouth State University’s documentary series “Community Cinema.”
In “Deaf Jam,” a neighborhood slam poet from New York collaborates with a hearing-impaired writer to create poems that not only sing, they dance. The documentary will be shown Wednesday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. in PSU’s Boyd Hall (adjacent to Highland Street). The screening is free and open to the public and is followed by a discussion led by Dr. Ann Berry, Professor of Education.
The five documentaries shown at Plymouth State University this spring will encourage community conversations about race, gender, disability, and inclusivity.
Community Cinema, a partnership between PSU and New Hampshire Public Television, features documentary screenings from the PBS Independent Lens series followed by a discussion facilitated by PSU faculty members. Each screening is free and open to the public.
Also scheduled for a February screening is “Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock.” That documentary is scheduled for February 16 at 7:00 p.m., also in Boyd Hall.
Other documentaries are: “Women, War and Peace,” “Troop 1500” and “Hell and Back Again.”
For more information about this release, contact Timothy Kershner, PSU Chief Public Relations Officer, (603) 535-2476 or firstname.lastname@example.org