Film Screening: Richard Wormser on American Reds
Richard Wormser will screen and discuss his documentary American Reds on Tuesday, February 14 (4:00 PM) at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the discussion. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.
Richard Wormser has written, produced and/or directed over fifty programs for television, foundations, educational institutions, and government. He is the originator, series producer, co-director/writer of a four-part television series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. The series received national acclaim and has won the prestigious Peabody Award for excellence in television programming, three national Emmy nominations, the International Documentary Association Best Series award, Cine Gold Eagle and the Chris Award.
Wormser has also written ten books for young adults on social issues including The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Growing Up Muslim, Hoboes: Wandering in America, and Lifers: Learn the Truth at the Expense of our Sorrow. He teaches at Fordham University and the University of New Haven.