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The Root Recommends: Preview of an upcoming documentary, co-hosted by Women Make Movies, Tides and The Root.

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Hafsat Abiola - Photo by Joanna Lipper

Join The Root, Tides and Women Make Movies to preview excerpts from The Supreme Price, a new documentary by Joanna Lipper that follows democratic advocate Hafsat Abiola during the eventful 2011 elections in Nigeria. Abiola leads Nigeria's 2011 pro-democracy movement in the shadows of her father's unsolved death and the assassination of her mother. The Supreme Price serves as a real-life testament to the effectiveness of determination and perseverance.

Join us in New York to preview an excerpt of the documentary, and stay for a stimulating panel discussion with Claire Aguilar, Walter Carrington, Joanna Lipper, Joshua Mailman and Paul E. Steiger. 

Location: Macaulay Honors College, Screening Room, 35 W. 67th St., N.Y.

Date and time: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (with reception to follow)

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