Ivy Film Festival: “Luce” Screening and Discussion with Tricia Rose and Director Julius Onah

Sponsored by the Ivy Film Festival

Free screening: Friday, October 9, 10:00 am – Saturday, October 10, 10:00 am EDT
Discussion: Saturday, October 10th, 10:00 am EDT

Directed and co-written by Julius Onah, “Luce” examines issues of race, privilege, and Black Excellence. Starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, and Octavia Spencer, the film centers on an eponymous young, black man adopted from Eritrea. A decade after his adoption, Luce is a model student and a terrific athlete. However, after he turns in an essay that makes a shocking political statement, the young overachiever is seen in a new light.

The link for the film will be up for 24 hours starting Friday, October 9th, and will be accompanied by a live webinar discussion between Julius Onah and Professor Tricia Rose at 10:00 AM EDT on October 10th.

FREE // Register for tickets through Eventbrite to receive a link to the film. The film will be made available at 10 am EDT on Oct. 9th, and audiences have until 10 am EDT the next day to view