Expected to Attend: Director Tracy Heather Strain; producer/editor Randall MacLowry; executive producer Chiz Schultz; consulting producer Jamila Wignot, associate producer Rebecca Taylor, cinematographer Jonathan Weave

NYC PREMIERE Lorraine Hansberry, best known for A Raisin in the Sun, was a black writer, communist, feminist, lesbian and outspoken trailblazer at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. She led an active life, befriending James Baldwin, inspiring Nina Simone, breaking barriers from Broadway to Hollywood, being monitored by the FBI and seeking love on her own terms, all before her untimely death at age 34. After many years in the making, director Tracy Heather Strain delivers the rich biography that Hansberry deserves.





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Director: Tracy Heather Strain
Producer: Tracy Heather Strain, Randall MacLowry
Cinematographer: Jonathan Weaver, Austin de Besche, Nikki Bramley, Rick Butler, Keith Walker
Editor: Randall MacLowry, Chad Ervin
Music: Don Byron
Running Time: 118
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2017