Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: "The Heart Knows Better": Changing Prejudice to Kindness
Program category: Life Skills- Other
Media- Film
Multicultural- Other
Program length: 1 hour
Audience level: All ages
Audience size:
Program description: Learn where racism begins and how it can end, during a film and talk presentation by award winning filmmaker Ken Kimmelman. View 3 short films by Mr. Kimmelman, the Emmy Award winning public service film "The Heart Knows Better"; "Brushstrokes," an anti-prejudice film commissioned by the UN; and "What Does a Person Deserve?" a celebrated film against homelessness and hunger. The films are part of an interactive presentation about how the philosophy Aesthetic Realism, founded by American educator Eli Siegel, can change prejudice to kindness. His statement is the basis for "The Heart Knows Better": "It will be found that black and white man have the same goodnesses, the same temptations, and can be criticized in the same way. The skin may be different, but the aorta is quite the same."
Space/special requirements: Arrangements to show films.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $101- $200
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee:
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 03/14/2012
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Margot Carpenter
Phone: 212-777-4490
Mailing address: 141 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012
E-mail address: dtarrow@aestheticrealism.org
Website: http://www.aestheticrealism.org
Performer's agent: Devorah Tarrow
   
Previous appearances at: Flushing Library, Queens, NY, East Elmhurst Library, Queens, NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016

 

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