Michelle Memran is a journalist, illustrator, and filmmaker who has worked as a reporter and researcher in New York City and has written for numerous publications. The evening includes the screening of Memran's film The Rest I Make Up about avant-garde playwright Maria Irene Fornés followed by a Q&A with Memran.
The Rest I Make Up is Memran's first film which had its world premiere at the Museum of Modern Art's Doc Fortnight in February and returned for a weeklong sold-out run in August. It is currently making its way to festivals and universities across the country and has won numerous awards.
The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Departments of English and Theatre and Film, the School of Cultural and Critical Studies and the Arts Village.