Women and Mixed Race Representation in Film: An online reading and presentation with author Valerie C. Gilbert

Join local author Valerie C. Gilbert for two events this fall!

Valerie C. Gilbert has researched for more than 15 years in preparation for writing her book, Women and Mixed Race Representation in Film: Eight Star Profiles. She is a graduate of the University of Washington’s BFA program in photography, and MA program in communication.

First, sign up for a free online discussion with the author about Women and Mixed Race Representation in Film: Eight Star Profiles on Thursday, September 29 at 7:00PM. This book uses a black/white interracial lens to examine the lives and careers of eight prominent American-born actresses from the silent age through the studio era, New Hollywood, and into the present century: Josephine Baker, Nina Mae McKinney, Fredi Washington, Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, Lonette McKee, Jennifer Beals and Halle Berry. While the program is free, registration is required.


Then, on Saturday, October 1st from 1:00-4:00PM, come by Scarecrow Video to meet Valerie in person and pick up a signed copy of her book.

You can purchase her book in advance here and here.

A large sampling of her book can be found here.

Finally, a book review can be found here.

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