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Raising Bertie Highlighted in Paste Magazine's Best Documentaries of 2017

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"The best documentaries of 2017 will only become more vital as we leave this year behind, gaining perspective the further we drag ourselves from the past 12 months. It’s no small gesture to call a documentary film “essential,” but in a year in which so many of our lives have needed something essential, something urgent, to push us forward, ranking these films feels futile..."

Paste Magazine, The 15 Best Documentaries of 2017

Raising Bertie Screening at Duke University on October 20th

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Raising Bertie will screen at the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy on Friday, October 20 at 5:30PM.

Director Margaret Byrne, producer Ian Robertson Kibbe, Vivian Saunders (CEO and founder of The Hive) and film subject Davonte 'Dada' Harrell will be present for a post-screening discussion moderated by Professor Jay Pearson.

The screening is co-sponsored by the Sanford School's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion; the Center for Documentary Studies; the Center on Law, Race, and Politics; the Department of African and African American Studies; and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University.

The event is free but registration is required.

Location:
Sanford School of Public Policy Room 04
201 Science Drive Durham NC


J. Cole Executive Produced Doc 'Raising Bertie' to Premiere on PBS August 28th

The truth is, I made a film about three kids I met and I cared about. The individuals in this story are representative of their community and they matter.
— Margaret Byrne

http://pitchfork.com/news/j-cole-executive-producing-new-pbs-documentary/