Raising Bertie - 4th Monday Free Screening September 24, 2018

Raising Bertie is an intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. Like many rural areas, Bertie County struggles with a dwindling economy, a declining population, and a high school graduation rate below the state average.

Monday, September 24, 2018 @7pm

St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Free Screening

Mayme Clayton Library and Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230

Mayme Clayton Library and Museum in association with the BADWest St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Documentary

Raising Bertie

Directed by
Margaret Byrne

This powerful vérité film weaves the young men's narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity.

Margaret ByrneHaitian filmmaker Margaret Byrne (Director/Producer) has worked in documentary film for over 15 years. She was a cinematographer and an additional editor on the Emmy-nominated American Promise (2013), a thirteen-year project following the education of two black American boys from New York City, and Slaying Goliath (2009), a feature documentary following an urban youth basketball team. Margaret produced and edited a music documentary series which launched MTV across Africa in 2005. She was previously a creative director at Universal Music. She is the founder of Beti Films.

There will be a Q&A after the screening.

 Our Location

This event is FREE.

Mayme Clayton Library and Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230

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The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BAD West) is a professional organization providing people of African descent working in documentary film, video or other media the opportunity to network professionally, share resources, exchange ideas and meet socially in order to enhance the development, production, promotion and exhibition of documentaries. The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West also advocates the recognition and professional advancement of Black documentary filmmakers.