MASTER OF LIGHT
NYC PREMIERE Incarcerated for ten years for dealing drugs, self-taught classical painter George Anthony Morton returns to his hometown of Kansas City to confront his damaged relationship with his mother, who has serious legal problems of her own. As George explores African influences on realism and the style of the Dutch Old Masters, filmmaker Rosa Ruth Boesten captures the vulnerabilities and unexpected challenges in his quest to establish himself as a professional artist and a man in the new season of his life. – Jaie Laplante
The first screening will be followed by a Q&A with Rosa Ruth Boesten, Roger Ross Williams, Anousha Nzume, Ephraim Kirkwood, Gary Gunn, Geoff Martz
This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for online screenings
All in-person screening venues provide hearing impaired listening devices upon request with venue management.
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