The Raconteur Presents MUSIC BY PRUDENCE -- Oscar-Winning Film + Director + Star!

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The Raconteur Presents

8 PM, Sat. May 22
2010 OSCAR Winning Director
Introducing/Screening MUSIC BY PRUDENCE
Followed by a Q&A with Williams and a concert by PRUDENCE!

Roger Ross Williams, the first African American filmmaker to win the Academy Award, introduces and screens the film for which he won the Oscar. "Music by Prudence" follows Prudence Mahena, a severely disabled Zimbabwean woman born into extreme poverty and believed to be the product of witchcraft, who transcends hatred and superstition to form an Afro-fusion band called Liyan, in which all eight members are disabled. The screening will be followed by an onstage interview btwn News 12's John Bathke and Williams, an audience Q&A, and a concert by Prudence herself! who's in from Zimbabwe for a slew of interviews with Williams (O Magazine, CNN, NPR, Gail King Show, appearances on The View and Oprah pending, but likely) and the HBO premiere of the film. To see the trailer, click above. 

THE REFECTORY (adj. to the First Presbyterian Church)
270 Woodbridge Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840. 

Admission: $20. To buy a ticket online, click HERE. Or pop by the shop.

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