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Free Film Screening & Filmmaker Meet & Greet

The Other Boys of Summer

narrated by Cicely Tyson

runtime - 42 min

Saturday Aug 12, 2023  | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Ann Louise Davis Room


800 Park Avenue

Plainfield NJ, 07060


The Other Boys of Summer
A film by Lauren Meyer , Narrated by Cicely Tyson

The story of racism, segregation and Civil Rights in America told through the lives of the Negro League baseball players. Features exclusive interviews with the men who played alongside of Jackie Robinson.

Meet Emmy nominated film director Lauren Meyer  during Q&A immediately to follow the screening

The Filmmaker


Award winning Director, Producer, Showrunner and Camera Operator who loves creating. Passionate storyteller with a history of being a champion for the underdog. Lauren's work has aired on NBC, ABC, ESPN, Nickelodeon, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, PBS, Discovery, HGTV and many other networks and platforms. She was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2017.  Lauren is a New Jersey Native

Screentalk Umoja (Unity)

Screetalk Umoja is a free film screening and filmmaker meet and greet held the 2nd Saturday each month from May - September at Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield NJ. Films featured are produced by underrepresented filmmakers from Black, Latino, Asian,Female and LGBTQ communities.  All films are curated to focus on issues and perspectives that will engage the audience, evoke thought and provocate change.  Each screening is followed by an intimate fireside chat / q&a to help attendees gain further insight, inspiration and understanding of the filmmaking process.

Each session approx 2 hrs. Screening. Filmmaker Meet and Greet immediately follow screening

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