“The Realities of Representing Race On-Screen and Off” with documentary film director Tracy Heather Strain

Nov. 16, 2023, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Taylor Hall 203

Tracy Heather Strain, professor of Film and the Moving Image at Wesleyan University, is co-founder of The Film Posse and an award-winning documentary film director and producer. She is also a writer committed to using film, video, and interactive technology to reveal the ways that race, ethnicity, gender, and class work to shape lives. Professor Strain will lecture on her experiences as a Black woman documentary filmmaker during her visit to Vassar College. All are welcome.

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A person with short black curly hair, black-rimmed glasses, and a brightly patterned black and blue shirt smiles at the viewer.
Tracy Heather Strain
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