When: Sunday, Aug. 28 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Location: 1212 Santa Monica (private room), 1212 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA
Who: Medill alumnus Andre Gaines will share his career journey and talk about his latest film projects including the documentary “After Jackie,” which premiered on the History Channel in June. “After Jackie” takes a look at the second wave of Black professional baseball players who followed the trailblazing Jackie Robinson.
How much: $15 buys drinks and lunch. Guests welcome!
More about Andre:
Andre Gaines is a producer, writer and director whose credits include the HBO documentary series, “The Lady and the Dale,” the remake of Stephen King’s “Children of the Corn,” Spike Lee’s “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” and the award-winning film “Bill Nye: Science Guy” on Netflix.
He made his directorial debut with the film “The One and Only Dick Gregory” on Showtime, and he recently directed and executive produced the film “After Jackie” with Lebron James for History Channel, and executive produced the series “The Anarchists” currently on HBO. Andre and his wife, Lauren, live in Los Angeles with their two sons, Julian and Wesley.