An n’ Pale | Café Conversation with
Join us on Thursday, April 23rd for our An n’ Pale | Café Conversation Series with Natalie Paul,who is most recently known for her role as prosecutor Beatrice Carson on the final season of the acclaimed HBO show Boardwalk Empire.
Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Natalie Paul is an actress, writer and director. Receiving her MFA from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program and her undergraduate degree from Yale University, she continued to pursue her career in acting. Most recently, Natalie played the iconic role of Juliet in Romeo & Juliet at the Classical Theater of Harlem, where her performance was heralded as “winning” “headstrong” and praised by publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, the Huffington Post and EdgeBoston. She made the leap to television becoming an HBO favorite when she guest starred as prosecutor Beatrice Carson on the final season of the acclaimed show Boardwalk Empire. Later this year, Natalie will star in HBO’s new mini series, Show Me a Hero – which IndieWire has already dubbed one of the most highly anticipated shows of 2015. Natalie plays Doreen Henderson, a young woman born in Yonkers public housing but raised in the suburbs, is drawn back to the projects, where her life spirals out of control.
Independently, Natalie wrote, starred and directed the short film Everything Absolutely (to be screened during the event) which garnered the attention of the New Voices in Black Film Festival at BAM, Rooftop Films Summer Series, Hollyshorts Film Festival and HCX’s very own Haiti Film Fest, among others. She most recently directed the short film Sweet Tea, which is a recipient of a Rooftop Films Filmmaker Grant and a Brooklyn Arts Council Grant.
DATE / TIME: Thursday, April 23rd 2015 | 6-9pm
*Discussion begins promptly at 7pm
LOCATION: Kinanm Lounge | 856 Atlantic Ave. | Brooklyn, NY 11238 | Map
Take A or C train to Clinton – Washington Ave.
ADMISSION: $10 Suggested Donation
This conversation will include a special screening of Everything Absolutely. Directed by Natalie Paul, this short was also screened during Haiti Film Fest 2013.
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|An n’ Pale is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.|