‘NAVIGATE HER’ GIVES VOICE TO NEW ORLEANS WOMEN: The short film “Navigate Her: An Intergenerational Conversation Among African-American Women in New Orleans,” is scheduled to premiere at 6 p.m. on June 5 at The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St.
“Navigate Her” highlights the contributions of African-American women to the city of New Orleans through a series of short interviews of 31 women representing a cross-section of ages, ranging from age three to the mid to late 60s age group.
Some of the interviewees include president of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, Erika McConduit-Diggs; Dr. Beverly Wright, of Dillard University’s Deep South Center for Environmental Justice; WDSU news anchor Camille Whitworth; fourth-grade students from Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep and a host of other local treasures.
The film is written, curated and executive produced by social worker/public health practitioner Danielle Wright. It was edited, shot and directed by American New Wave Media Group Creative Director Jonathan Isaac Jackson and produced by producer/filmmaker Phillip Williamson Jr.
For information regarding admission to the premiere, visit www.thejoytheater.com.