James Baldwin and "The Price of the Ticket"

James Baldwin

The Oakland Public Library, in collaboration with the James Baldwin Project, will present a special evening of film and discussion.

Filmmakers Karen Thorsen and Douglas Dempsey will screen their documentary “The Price of the Ticket" that traces the life and career of writer James Baldwin.

A community conversation about the issues raised in the film will follow the screening. Oakland History Room librarian Dorothy Lazard will moderate.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dorothy Lazard at 510.238-3222.




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African American Museum & Library at Oakland

659 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 637-0200