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Lit Friday: Emmai Alaquiva

February 23 @ 6:00 pm


Emmy Award winner, director, writer, and activist, Emmai Alaquiva and Jessica Lanay meet for another LIT Friday conversation about Alaquiva’s latest groundbreaking documentary focused on Black infant mortality, The Ebony Canal.

Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, featuring conversations and guest performances on the last Friday* of each month at 6:00p EST via Facebook Live and Zoom Webinar. All conversations are moderated by AWAACC Literary Curator, Jessica Lanay.


Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker | Photographer | Poet | Multidisciplinary Artist

Emmai Alaquiva is manufacturing the future of digital art across the multiverse of mindful media. “The sky is not the limit,” says Alaquiva, a four-time Emmy Award-winning film director, photographer and AWAACC B.U.I.L.D artist-in-residence launched a national exhibit of photography, film, mixed media, and augmented reality called OPTICVOICES: Mama’s Boys.


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