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Alexis Krasilovsky (Film/Video MFA 84)

Alexis Krasilovsky (Film/Video MFA 84) reports that “What Memphis Needs—a short film based on a poem that she wrote in Etheridge Knight’s Free People’s Poetry Workshop back in the 1970s and finished adapting in 1990—is getting a new life as an official selection in the 2020 Film & Video Poetry Symposium this fall. https://www.fvpsociety.com/ (Photo #1: Calvin Brown, filmed at the Lorraine Motel in 1977 for “What Memphis Needs”)