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NYC Opening Night w/ Sarah Doneghy

  • IFC Center 323 6th Avenue New York, NY, 10014 United States (map)
IFC Film Center, NYC

IFC Film Center, NYC

Come to the NYC OPENING NIGHT Screening of the hit slam poetry doc Don't Be Nice, followed by a Q&A w/ members of the production team with Special Guest Host Sarah Doneghy!

*THIS SHOWING IS SOLD OUT*
Tickets for the 12:40 & 4:55pm show still available:
www.ifccenter.com/films/dont-be-nice/

Sarah Doneghy is an actor, performance artist, writer, and activist. She believes that performance can produce positive change. Her one-person show, Mixed Nut – her personal story about growing up mixed race in West Virginia – shone a light on a racism that many never knew existed. Sarah strives to bring performance to communities where it is not always easily accessible. She has acted and improvised with hospice patients, human trafficking survivors, in prisons, homeless shelters, and most recently with children at an orphanage in Tanzania.

Don't Be Nice is the story of the upstart Bowery Slam Poetry Team, made up of five young African-American, Afro-Hispanic and queer poets, preparing for the national championships. As their coach pushes them past their personal boundaries to write from a painfully honest place, the poets break down, break through, and ultimately write their masterpiece.

For PR inquiries, contact Sasha Berman of SHOTWELL MEDIA at SashaBerman@mac.com or at 310-450-5571. For Sales inquiries, contact Elizabeth Sheldon of Juno Films at elizabeth@junofilms.com.Tickets are extremely limited, so get yours today!

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Earlier Event: September 20
"Don't Be Nice" - NYC Theatrical Run at IFC!
Later Event: September 21
NYC Saturday Night w/ Tanya D. Jones