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Community Screening: Aftershock

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July 14, 7 pm9:30 pm.
Free with registration

Description:

Join us for a special preview of the new Hulu Original Documentary Aftershock (from Disney’s Onyx Collective and ABC News Studios). Directed by Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee, Aftershock follows the deaths of two young women due to childbirth complications. Their bereaved families galvanize activists, birth workers, and physicians to reckon with one the most pressing issues facing Americans today: the maternal health crisis.

After the film, please join us for a special panel conversation with the directors of Aftershock and the film’s subjects. Aftershock, a Hulu Original Documentary from Disney’s Onyx Collective and ABC News Studios, premieres Tuesday, July 19, on Hulu.

This program is free and supported by Onyx Collective and ABC News Studios. Registration is required. Come early for after-hours admission to Guadalupe Maravilla: Tierra Blanca Joven from 6 to 7 pm.
ABOUT THE FILMMAKERS:

Paula Eiselt directs and produces feature films about unforgettable characters thriving in unbelievable circumstances. Her passion for vérité storytelling about fearless trailblazers fighting for change resulted in the award-winning film 93Queen (POV, HBO Max).

Tonya Lewis Lee is a director, producer, and writer whose work through storytelling often explores the personal impact of civil rights and social justice issues. Lewis Lee produced Monster, the adaptation of the Walter Dean Myers novel, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and currently streams on Netflix.
Image caption and credit: Film still from Aftershock. Courtesy of Onyx Collective.

Location:

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY US

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