BYkids Benefit October 1, 2018

WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION TO BENEFIT BYKIDS

Please join us to commemorate the day of Raise the Age with important advocates for juvenile justice reform at the world premiere of the newest BYkids film.

WORLD PREMIERE: “I Could Tell You ‘Bout My Life”
Filmmaker Mike Martin (age 19) documents his return to Harlem after being incarcerated at Rikers at age 17.

PANEL DISCUSSION:
Mike Martin (filmmaker)
Holly Carter (BYkids Founder and Executive Director)
Chiemi Karasawa and Hollis Meminger (Mike’s film mentors)
Tim Lisante (Superintendent of District 79, including Rikers)
Christine Pahigian (Friends of Island Academy Executive Director)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1
Harlem, New York City
6:00 – 8:00 PM

6:00 PM – COCKTAIL RECEPTION
6:45 PM – SCREENING: “I Could Tell You ‘Bout My Life”
7:15 PM – PANEL: Discussion and Q&A
7:45 PM – CLOSING PERFORMANCE
7:50 PM – RECEPTION & GALLERY TOUR
8:15 PM – VIP DINNER in Schomburg’s American Negro Theater

VENUE:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd @ 135th Street

HONOREES

Honorable Bryanne Hamill
NYC Board of Corrections, Board of Children’s Rights, Commission on Civil Rights/NY Advisory Committee and retired NY Family Court Judge

Christine Pahigian
Friends of Island Academy Executive Director

Host Committee (in formation)

Hilary and Joe Adams
Stephanie Apt
Holly and Bob Carter
Sammy Chadwick
Alison Curry
Melanie Grisanti and Gordon McLeod
Joanne Heyman
Celia Imrey
Michelle Lovelace and Lloyd Zimet (Food in Motion)
Lina Srivastava
Emily Weaver (Bastille Flowers) and Alain Pinon

Junior Committee (in formation)

Caroline Curry
Qetsiyah Lynch
Alex Mabred
Julie Magruder
Andrew Miller
Julia Newman

TICKETS

Single Ticket ($500)

One ticket to cocktail reception, film premiere and panel discussion.

Single VIP Ticket ($2,500)

One ticket to cocktail reception, film premiere, panel discussion and VIP dinner.

Host Committee ($10,000)

Two tickets to cocktail reception, film premiere, panel discussion and VIP dinner. Benefits include listing in the event program and acknowledgment on Season Three of FILMS BYKIDS on public television.

Choose Your Ticket Type:

You can specify the quantity of tickets on the next screen.



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