James Baldwin: Race, Media, & Psychoanalysis

James Baldwin: Race, Media, & Psychoanalysis
Presented by A Closer Look, Inc. in partnership with NYU’s Grey Art Gallery
Original program date: June 24, 2021

Watch a panel discussion around Joseph Lovett’s 1979 film profile on James Baldwin, interviewed by Sylvia Chase for ABC’s 20/20. Lovett moderated a panel with guests Victor P. Bonfilio, JD, Ph.D., Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California; Annie Lee Jones, Ph.D., clinical psychologist/psychoanalyst, co-chair of the Committee on Ethnicity, Race, Culture, Class, and Language (CERCCL) NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; and Aisha Karefa-Smart, author, educator, public speaker, and niece of James Baldwin.

Watch the 10-minute short film: Never Aired: Profile on James Baldwin ABC’s 20/20, 1979