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Fri, Feb 10

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Virtual Screening

Thumbs Up For Mother Universe Screening & Birthday Celebration

Celebrate artist and musician Lonnie Holley’s birthday with a special global screening of, "Thumbs Up for Mother Universe," the documentary filmed over 25-years of the self-taught Black artist’s life.

Thumbs Up For Mother Universe Screening & Birthday Celebration
Thumbs Up For Mother Universe Screening & Birthday Celebration

Time & Location

Feb 10, 2023, 9:00 AM – Feb 19, 2023, 10:00 PM

Virtual Screening

About The Event

Celebrate artist and musician Lonnie Holley’s birthday with a special global screening of Thumbs Up for Mother Universe produced by George King, the documentary filmed over 25-years of the self-taught Black artist’s life.

The film chronicles a journey from survival to triumph that will challenge your view of what art is and who makes it. You have never met anyone like Lonnie Holley--are you ready? Starting February 10th, people can watch the film at any time worldwide during a 10-day window and then join us for a live Q&A with Lonnie Holley. 

Learn more and register at https://watch.showandtell.film/watch/thumbs-up.

Explore how WAMA and Lonnie Holley overlapped in earlier years:

https://www.walterandersonmuseum.org/post/thumbs-up-for-mother-universe

https://www.walterandersonmuseum.org/post/summer-art-project-with-lonnie-holley

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