NALIP Member to Screen Film 'Bridging The Divide '

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Longtime NALIP member, producer, and documentary filmmaker, Alison Sotomayor, has completed the film BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: TOM BRADLEY AND THE POLITICS OF RACE after a seven-year journey with her partner, director Lyn Goldfarb. The film explores the life and legacy of the first African American mayor of a major U.S. city with an overwhelmingly white majority. The world premiere of the film was recently shown before sold-out crowds at the Los Angeles Film Festival, but there are 5 more opportunities to view the film. They are:

 

  • August 10 at the Luckman Theater on the campus of Cal State L.A. at 7:00 PM followed by a panel discussion moderated by KCRW’s Warren Olney. Parking is free with advance registration. Register her:  Registration Link

  • August 11 at Laemmle Playhouse 7 in Pasadena at 7:30 PM followed by a Q&A. Tickets are available at the box office.

  • August 12 at Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills, sponsored by the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, at 7:30 PM followed by a Q&A. Tickets are available on LAJFF website: http://lajfilmfest.org

  • August 13 at Laemmle Town Center in Encino at 7:30 PM followed by a Q&A. Tickets are available at the box office.

  • August 18 at 8:00 PM the film will be broadcast locally across Southern California on PBS SoCaL.

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