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In 1819, Yarrow Mamout was an 84 year old craftsman, land-owner, financier and devout Muslim, who made his home in Georgetown after enduring over 40 years of slavery. Born in Guinea in 1736, he was enslaved and brought to Maryland at just 16 years old, and after gaining his freedom, became well-known and respected for his entrepreneurship, work-ethic, and cheerful spirit.
Screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers in the Creative Alliance Lounge! Send your short films via email by the Friday before to Creative Alliance Film Curator, Samantha Mitchell ([email protected]) to be added to the lineup.
Thanks to our generous sponsors Baltimore Filmmakers Collective & Charm City Filmmakers for helping to make these sessions possible!
The UMBC Wind Ensemble, directed by Brian Kaufman, teams up with The Sounding Board, Emmy nominated composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain, singer-songwriter Diana Lawrence, UMBC’s Cleftomaniacs, and other special guests to present an interactive musical event that will explore how we can navigate the current polarization in America. Music, multimedia, and spoken-word serve as catalysts for an interactive discussion with performers and audience members moderated by Tom Hall, host of WYPR’s Midday.