Pauli Murray: A Durham Premiere
MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY
SCREENING & WORKSHOP SEPTEMBER 2021
Durham NC – Hayti Film Next Level in association with the Pauli Murray Center for History & Social Justice, Amazon Studios, and Participant Media presents season opener and the Durham premiere of My Name Is Pauli Murray on Friday, September 10, 2021. Tickets are available exclusively for North Carolinians to screen the film online. The online viewing will also include access to the panel discussion featuring the filmmaking team.
My Name Is Pauli Murray is a multidimensional portrait of a brilliant 20th century human rights activist who resisted the status quo. Told largely in their own words, the film is a candid recounting of their extraordinary journey from their early years in Durham to worldwide influence.
Case Study: Post-production and Impact, My Name Is Pauli Murray documentary
On Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 11 a.m., join the filmmakers of My Name Is Pauli Murray and impact producers from Participant Media in a discussion on how post-production and the impact campaign collaborated. We’ll delve into the filmmaking team’s conversations that led to the partnership between Amazon Studios and Participant Media. We’ll also discuss what filmmakers can do to ensure a seamless process from post through exhibition.
As documentary filmmakers, the process of being able to deliver a fine cut to festivals, distributors, broadcast, and impact companies/producers can be tricky. What comes first–the festival/distributor/impact cut? And how do we satisfy all entities? What are the challenges in maintaining the vision of the film while honoring the film’s participants and the broadcaster/distributor?