The Edge of Each Other’s Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde

“The Edge of Each Other’s Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde” documents Audre Lorde’s social vision and the translation of that vision into a transnational conference which used her work, while celebrating her life. The film is a tribute to Audre Lorde’s legacy of politics and poetry. Primary footage is from the four-day Boston conference, “I Am Your Sisters: Forging Global Connections Across Differences,” where 1200 women and men and activist youth from 23 countries used Lorde’s work to address transcultural understandings of race, gender, sexuality, and class. Interviews with organizers/scholars Jacqui Alexander and Angela Bowen are intercut with conference footage, including performances, moving and passionate speeches, and controversies. This video is not a sentimental retrospective of Lorde, but an exhortation to activism that is lifelong and joyous.

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