Special BLACK LENS Presentation

ON THE LINE: The Richard Williams Story - Feb 8! 

2022

 Run Time: 90 | Rating: Not Rated | Language: English

ON THE LINE focuses on the father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, retracing his life and efforts to secure a place for his daughters in the historically white world of tennis.  There will be a pre-film reception at 6:30 p.m., film at 7:00 p.m., and a post-film Q&A with producer Chavoita LeSane (son of Richard Williams), moderated by noted writer and media personality, Harriette Cole.

Chavoita LeSane is the owner of ChaVam LLC, an entertainment company. He has collaborated with legends in the music world such as Byron "CleanFace" Trice, Ted Lucas of SlipNSlide records and Travis Nuckles of Universal Records. He is the son of Richard "King" Willams and helped spearhead his father's memoir, BLACK AND WHITE and currently serves as his manager. He has also delved in the film/v world where he has worked on the second season of Netflix's second season of "Hip Hop Life" and AMC's "Streets of Compton."

Harriette Cole is the founder of DREAMLEAPERS, a multi-pronged educational platform designed to help people access and activate their dreams. She hosts a weekly radio show on WBAI, entitled DREAMLEAPERS® with Harriette Cole on which she interviews individuals who have successfully manifested their dreams about their journey. Cole is a life stylist, nationally syndicated advice columnist, best-selling author, media trainer and executive presence coach. Clients include BET Networks, Universal Records, Warner Music, Sony Music, Zenith Optimedia, Moxie, Digitas, Cornell University, Thurgood Marshall Academy, National Urban League, and more.

The Avon's Black Lens Series is made possible, in part, through the generosity of the City of Stamford Arts & Culture Commission.
Showtimes:
Wednesday, Feb 8 - Reception at 6:30 p.m., Film at 7 p.m.

Ticket Prices:

Avon Members $9

General Public $14.50


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