Advance Screening of Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: Life, Art and Times of Lorraine Hansberry Introduction by Special Guest Dr. Terry Burnsed, MSU

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In the new feature-length documentary award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain explores the life and work of this passionate writer and civil-rights advocate Lorraine Hansberry, who played a significant role in the major cultural and political movements of her time. Sighted Eyes|Feeling Heart is filled with insightful on-camera interviews with those who knew her best, and rare archival material, creating a nuanced portrait of an activist and artist whose words and ideas are as relevant today as they were when she first wrote them. This documentary is part of the American Masters’ Inspiring Woman online campaign and will premiere January 19 on PBS. Runtime: 1h 58m

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