All That Lies Between Us (2013), 55 min.
Kevin Carey and Mark Hillringhouse, dirs.
Ancestor’s Song, by Maria Mazziotti Gillan (Bordighera Press, 2013)

Film Screening & Book Launch

This presentation features Maria Mazziotti Gillan reading from her latest collection of poetry, Ancestor’s Song, and a screening of Kevin Carey and Mark Hillringhouse’s documentary about Gillan, All That Lies Between Us. Blending interviews, poetry, photography, and music, the film is a moving account of Gillan’s life and work. An award-winning author and poet, Gillan’s upbringing in an Italian-American community in Paterson, New Jersey, inspired much of her writing and led her to establish innovative literary ventures in that city, including the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College.