MillerComm Lecture Series

The Making of Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey

Tuesday, February 20th, 2001
William Greaves
6:00 pm

Krannert Art Museum
500 E. Peabody Drive

Event Description

Award winning filmmaker Robert Greaves discusses the making of his most recent production, Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey, selected for the Sundance Film Festival January 2001. A former Broadway, television and film actor, Greaves' experiences both in front of and behind the camera have influenced how he approached the subject of Ralph Bunche, the first person of color to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Mr. Greaves' discussion will immediately follow a screening of Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey.

There will be an additional screening of Ralph Bunche: An American Oddessy on Tuesday, February 20 starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Afro-American Studies and Research Program, 1201 West Nevada, Urbana.

Sponsored by: Afro-American Studies and Research Program

In conjunction with: African American Cultural Program, Center for African Studies, College of Education, Department of Anthropology, Department of Cinema Studies, Department of English, Department of History, Department of Political Science, Department of Sociology, Department of Theatre, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, Latina/o Studies Program, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, Women's Studies Program, Unit One/Allen Hall

William Greaves

Independent Filmmaker, Producer and Co-host Emmy Award Winner, Black Journal