Lorde – The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992 had
its world premier at the Berlinale on
2012 the film has been shown by the Fall of 2014 at 68 film
festivals worldwide and at way hundreds of other venues,
including events and conferences in e.g. Mexico, Cuba,
Ghana, Guayana, Nigeria, Switzerland, Austria, France,
Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium,
Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegowina,
Turkey, Israel, India, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United
are two new publications on Audre Lorde. Last July, the anthology
Audre Lorde’s Transnational Legacies ed. Stella
Bolaki and Sabine Broeck, was published by the University
of Massachussetts Press (publisher of the book, Showing
Our Colors. Afro-German women speak out, the English edition
of Farbe Bekennen.
Afro-deutsche Frauen auf den Spuren ihrer Geschichte).
The book investigates Lorde’s worldwide academic and activist
influence. (It includes an
article on the making of the film.)
Gloria I. Joseph’s great bio/anthology The
Wind is Spirit: The Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde is
of a more personal nature. Joseph combines her own voice with
many others. The book was launched in New York by her and
the publisher villarosa
media on Lorde’s birthday February
18 and has received strong positive responses.
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