[Marxism] Thurs (NYC): film on Raya Dunayevskaya

seth weiss weiss_seth at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 23 22:02:45 MDT 2012



Film and discussion - THURS. JUNE 28, 6:30 TO 9:00 P.M."RAYA DUNAYEVSKAYA: BIOGRAPHY OF AN IDEA"Marxist-Humanist Initiative will screen and discuss a new documentary film about the ideas of the philosopher, activist, and feminist who developed Marxist-Humanism over much of the last century. This month marks the 25th anniversary of her death. The film’s title and content follow from Dunayevskaya’s declaration that her biography “is the biography of an idea.” Dunayevskaya was the author of Marxism and Freedom, from 1776 to Today; Philosophy and Revolution, from Hegel to Sartre and from Marx to Mao; Rosa Luxemburg, Women’s Liberation and Marx’s Philosophy of Revolution; American Civilization on Trial, Black Masses as Vanguard, and many other works. The film emphasizes how contemporary her ideas remain today. The film-maker will be present for the discussion by Skype. At TRS Inc. Professional Suite, 44 East 32nd Street, 11th floor (bet. Madison and Park Aves.), Manhattan Contribution requested but not required. For more information, visit MHI’s website, www.marxist-humanist-initiative.org 		 	   		  


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