SIFTER for the Ear presents:

Shawn O. Utsey is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at VCU, but his passion is the documentaries he produces on Richmond’s African American history. We discuss:
– How he got into filmmaking
– Making Until the Well Runs Dry: Medicine and the Exploitation of Black Bodies
Getting an interview Dick Gregory for the movie
– The history of Central Lunatic Asylum For Colored Insane
– His next project on African American studies in colleges

Richmond International Film Festival
Utsey’s Vimeo site isn’t up yet, but you can email him to request viewings

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    SIFTER for the Ear    September 22nd, 2023

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