Date & Time
May 30, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
135 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Bernice is the story of art world pioneer and flamboyant gallerist, Bernice Steinbaum’s lifelong efforts to empower female artists and artists of color at a time when such artists were largely disregarded in America. Bernice’s tireless work to have these artists included in the world’s most prestigious museums and gallery collections across the world is a testament to the impact and change one creative visionary can have over an entire industry.
Please RSVP for this complimentary screening.
Lightbox Media was founded by award-winning director and producer, Kristina Sorge. Her first short documentary, Bernice completed its film festival circuit in 2015 and was later picked up for distribution by The Orchard.
In 2016, Kristina produced and directed an original web series for The Atlantic, titled “Women & Leadership” featuring Hollywood movie producer, Wendy Finerman. As an executive producer, Kristina successfully launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Riot Act, a short film that takes place during the London riots in 2011 and will be shown in festivals later this year.
Kristina is currently producing a new documentary and podcast series called Make Belief and is in co-production on an environmental injustice documentary, titled The Golden Cage.
Kristina began her career as a journalist in television news, working first as a producer for BBC in New York City and Washington D.C., where she covered breaking news and current events from the economic recession to political elections. Kristina also worked on two special’s for BBC’s international flagship series, Panorama, developing her skills as an investigative journalist and covering topics such as the Church of Scientology and death of Michael Jackson. In 2011, Kristina went on to work for CNN’s primetime show Piers Morgan Live and was sent to cover many breaking news stories including the Boston Marathon Bombings, Hurricane Sandy and the Newtown school shooting.