Celebrating "Bold, Black, Risk-Takers", An Evening Honouring "The Book of Negroes"

In celebration of Black History Month, the Canadian Film Centre (CFC), together with Conquering Lion Pictures, the CBC and TD, are pleased to present a special evening honouring The Book of Negroes, the seminal piece of literature from Lawrence Hill and its adaptation as the highly anticipated television mini-series from director and co-writer Clement Virgo, co-writer Lawrence Hill and executive producer Damon D’Oliveira, starring Aunjanue Ellis.

What: An Evening Honouring The Book of Negroes

Conversation and Q&A with creators and lead actress, followed by episode 5 screening

Who: Aunjanue Ellis, series lead as character “Aminata Diallo”

Clement Virgo, co-writer and director

Lawrence Hill, Author, The Book of Negroes and series co-writer

When: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET

Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1

350 King Street West, Toronto

The event is free of charge and open to the public. Please visit Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/celebrating-bold-black-risk-takers-an-evening-honouring-the-book-of-negroes-tickets-15275102242 for more information and to reserve seats*.

*Please note that this event will be overbooked to ensure capacity and that having passes does not guarantee admission. The Canadian Film Centre, Conquering Lion Pictures, the CBC, TD and TIFF Bell Lightbox are not responsible for turn aways. Please arrive early to secure your seat.

Celebrating "Bold, Black, Risk-Takers", An Evening Honouring "The Book of Negroes"

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