ABOUT THE HOST: Michon is National Engagement Consultant for the Independent Television Service (ITVS) and hosts ITVS's Indie Lens Pop-Up film series at Busboys and Poets. Indie Lens Pop-Up brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS's Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most. Michon works as a consultant to other television and filmmakers and organizations. She's also a writer, playwright, and a lifelong DC resident.
ABOUT THE EVENING: ITVS/WHUT Indie Lens Pop-Up will host a film screening of I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck, and discussion "Talking About Race at the Dinner Table" at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.
One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words, spoken by Samuel L. Jackson, and with a flood of rich archival material.
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