february, 2022

Virtual ARTalk - Screening of Film and a Talkback with Richard Klein

06feb2:00 pm4:30 pmVirtual ARTalk - Screening of Film and a Talkback with Richard KleinVirtual ArTalk

Event Details

Sunday, February 6, 2:00 to 4:30 pm


There will be an online film screening and discussion afterwards of A Choice of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks, (99 minutes) which chronicles the many ways renowned photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) documented his narrative as a Black American in the 20th century and beyond. A Choice of Weapons explores the power of images in advancing racial, economic, and social equality as seen through the lens of Parks, one of the most trailblazing artists, and the generation of young photographers, filmmakers, and activists he inspired. This program will be conducted online through Zoom. REGISTER HERE

The online discussion after the film will be led by Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, (bio below) and will also include panelist Monica Berra, film producer for A Choice of Weapons (bio below)and panelist Kelly Marshall, photographer (bio below). 

To view the trailer for this film, click here.

Viewing/Participation Options

Participants may view the film “together” at 2:00 pm right before the panel discussion which starts at 3:45 pm by clicking on the Zoom webinar link. Participants may also watch the film ahead of time by clicking on the Vimeo link and filling in the password which will be provided in the Zoom webinar link by January 30. If you have seen the film beforehand you can join the discussion at 3:45 by clicking on the webinar link. The relevant links will be sent to you once you register for the program.  


This ARTalks series is co-sponsored by the Ridgefield LibraryRidgefield Guild of Artists and, in part, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, and also in partnership with the Kunhardt Film Foundation.


(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Phone: (203) 438-4519 258 Main Street, Ridgefield CT 06877

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