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BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez
Two Showings!

Sanchez is a singular, strong voice who emerged from the Black Arts Movement with new twists on language, use of sound and dynamic public readings. Multi-faceted and deeply involved in both poetry and social justice, she has used her gifts as a writer, teacher and activist to expand awareness of the Black experience in America.

Her honors and accolades are numerous and include the prestigious 2018 Wallace Prize ($100,000 award) from the American Academy of Poets, American Book Award (for Homegirls and Handgrenades), Langston Hughes Poetry Award, Harper Lee Award and Peace and Freedom Award from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She is the author of 18 books of poetry.

BadddDDD Sonia Sanchez premiered at Sundance Film Festival and contains vibrant readings and jazz-accompanied performances, including appearances by Ruby Dee, Amiri Baraka, Questlove, Ursula Rucker and more.