Three prominent filmmakers and a film critic discuss the portrayed (and real) experiences of women, men, and people of color as they seek the most fundamental rights of citizenship.

WELCOMING REMARKS
Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

CITIZENSHIP, GENDER, AND FILM (8:38)
(13:17) Cynthia López, former commissioner, City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment; former executive vice president and co–executive producer, American Documentary and POV

(28:59) Heather Courtney, documentary filmmaker

(46:27) María Agui Carter, writer/director; assistant professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, Emerson College

Moderated by Claudia Puig, president, Los Angeles Film Critics Association; former lead film critic, USA Today

PANEL DISCUSSION (1:06:16)
AUDIENCE Q&A (1:29:45)

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Introduction by Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

This is the 2017–2018 Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities.

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Tossin is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles, California. https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/people/clarissa-tossin

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Part of The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums, this event was presented jointly with HuffPost on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.