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Walter A. Rodney Book Launch and Film Screening in NYC

Walter A. Rodney: A Promise of Revolution

"A compelling and intimate portrait of the life and legacy of Dr. Walter Rodney."

—Seth M. Markle, Trinity College

Join Clairmont Chung, editor of the new book Walter A. Rodney: A Promise of Revolution and director of the documentary W.A.R. Stories: Walter A. Rodney, for a book launch and film screening

Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 7:30pm

Maysles Institute

343 Lenox Avenue

New York, NY 10027

This book presents a moving and insightful portrait of Walter Rodney through the words of academics, writers, artists, and political activists who knew him intimately or felt his influence. These informal recollections and reflections demonstrate why Rodney is such a widely admired figure throughout the world, especially in poor countries and among oppressed peoples everywhere. Contributors include Robert “Bobby” Moore, Abyssinian Carto, Brenda Do Harris, Robert Hill, Amiri Baraka, Leith Mullings, Issa G. Shivji, Clive Y. Thomas, and Rupert Roopnaraine.

Watch the trailer for W.A.R. Stories: Walter A. Rodney below:

This event is part of Keeling’s Caribbean Showcase: every first Sunday of the month, Keeling Beckford of Keeling’s Reggae Music and Video shares his vast library of films, concerts and vintage dancehall parties.


The Maysles Institute and The Maysles Cinema are located in Harlem, between 127th and 128th streets on Lenox Avenue (also known as Malcolm X Boulevard).

By Subway: The #2 and #3 train station is two blocks away at 125th street. You can also take A, B, C, D, or #4, #5, #6 to 125th street and walk or take a bus to Lenox Avenue.

By Bus: M-1, M-2, M-7, M-60, M-100, M-101, M-102 or BX 15

Parking is available at the Municipal Garage at 126th Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.

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