Press Release: UMass Dartmouth to Host Regional Premiere of New Documentary "Puzzles: When Hate Came To Town"
Date: October 11, 2013
Department: Sociology / Anthropology
Both filmmakers will be present at the screening. Tami Gold is the recipient of fellowships from the Rockefeller and Guggenheim Foundations, the New Jersey and New York State Councils on the Arts, Excellence in the Arts Award from the Manhattan Borough President. She directed "Passionate Politics" a documentary about Charlotte Bunch, an outspoken lesbian feminist trailblazer, broadcast on PBS in 2012. She directed, with Larry Shore, the PBS special "RFK in the Land of Apartheid", a documentary about Robert Kennedy's visit to South Africa. In 2004, Tami produced and directed, with Kelly Anderson, "Every Mother's Son", winner of the Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award and broadcast on the PBS series POV. She is a professor at Hunter College, City University of NY.
David Pavlosky is an independent multimedia producer, director, editor, and educator based in New York City. His work covers a wide range of subjects, combining the art of the visual medium with an investigation of social issues, examining topics such as lesbian and gay identity and history, humor, and gay oppression.
Associate Professor of Anthropology Lisa Maya Knauer will introduce the film and moderate a discussion afterwards, which will include the filmmakers and UMass Dartmouth students . The screening is sponsored by UMass Dartmouth's Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality, Sociology and Anthropology Department, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Department, Pride Alliance and the Frederick Douglass Unity House.