A NEW COLOR: The Art of Edythe Boone Documentary
World Theatrical Premiere – Oakland
Meet Edythe Boone, a mom, an activist, and an artist in the film A NEW COLOR: The Art of Edythe Boone. A New Color screens in the Bay Area about legendary artist and activist Edythe Boone. This is a film about how art can act as a resistance against social injustices. Edy creates art to take down barriers of gentrification, police brutality, and social justice. You will virtually walk through neighborhoods of Berkeley, Richmond, Oakland and San Francisco through the eyes of a muralist.
"You can't change your beginnings, but you can sure put a beautiful ending to the story." Edythe Boone, Bay Area Muralist and Teacher
#SAVETHEDATE World Theatrical Premiere – SF Oct30, OAK Nov1, NorthBay Nov3. Edy & Mo in person
"A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone,” an award-winning film, will be of great interest to historians and art lovers of the Bay Area. “A New Color" features a strong 77-year-old activist artist Edythe Boone — whose story spans from Harlem to Berkeley and from Malcolm X to Eric Garner (her nephew) and reveals not just what it is to be Black or to lose a loved one, but what it is to be human.
View trailer: https://vimeo.com/139139904
Edythe Boone and the Mo Morris (Filmmaker) will be present for post-screening Q & As.