Local Media Coverage of Yvette Johnson & Booker's Place

UAA Bookstore event podcast- conversation with Yvette Johnson

Northern Light article about Booker's Place (Feb 26, 2013 by Heather Hamilton)

Ch 11 (KTVA) news story about Yvette Johnson (Feb 21, 2013, with Bill McAllister)

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KTVA Interview


"Booker's Place" Trailer


Mississippi: A Self Portrait (the original NBC special, 1966)

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Event Posters

Feb 22nd, Fri, 6-9 pm (Reception at 6 pm, followed by screening and Q&A with co-producer Yvette Johnson)- free and open to public

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Yvette Johnson will read from her upcoming book...

Feb 20th, Wed, 5-7 pm, UAA Bookstore, Searching for Booker Wright's author will be in attendance.

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Yvette Johnson's blog Booker Wright Project

Director, Raymond De Felitta

Raymond De Felitta’s blog  

Tribeca Film Site for the movie


IndieWire (Oct 22, 2012), The International Documentary Association (IDA) Award Nominees  (did not get the IDA award. See here)
Oxford American (October 2012)  
Yvette interviewed on ABC, Sonoran Living (Sept 2012)
NBC news DATELINE (July 2012) 
Arizona Republic (July 2012) 
ASU news (July 5, 2012)
Horizon EIGHT (AZ), (July 19, 2012)
the Grio.com, NBC news (July 2012) 
New York Times (April 20, 2012): “A Film Settles Accounts From the ’60s
Take Part (April 2012)  
Democracy Now (April 2012)         
Hollywood Reporter, Review (April 26, 2012)
Los Angeles Times, Review (April 25, 2012)
The Village Voice (April 25, 2012), Review
Blackfilm.com, interview (April 22, 2012)