Il Signor Jackson: Movie Screening, Discussion and Meet & Greet

03/05/2020 07:30 PM ET

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Lectures

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  • $25.00

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Il Signor Jackson: Movie Screening, Discussion and Meet & Greet

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm

Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neighborhood in the Bronx in the 1950’s, Jackson worked to fulfill his dream of becomingan Italian-language teacher in the New York City public school system. Over the years, with his dedication to thefield and his manifest love of all things Italian, he has become a prominent figure of Italian biculturalism andbilingualism both in New York and among his belovedcommunity in Perugia. Enjoy this movie screening, followed by a discussion by Anton and Signor Jackson.

Members $20, Non-Members $30