Celebrate Black History Month at Macy’s event in Honor of Gordon Parks

Come out to Macy’s Lenox,  for a spirited discussion on Gordon Parks’s influence on film and the future of African-American cinema with actor/director Eriq La Salle.

Gordon Parks who passed in 2006 was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is known for many things including  his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 197o’s film, Shaft.

In honor of Gordon Parks,  join Macy’s in celebrating his life  by viewing iconic images in an photographic art installation featuring some of Gordon Parks’ most beloved works, such as American Gothic, Washington D.C. 1942.

Photo Credit: Gordon Parks Foundation

When: February 16, 2013 at 3:00pm (come early as seats fill up quickly)
There is also a special children’s “design a book” event at 2:00pm

Where: Macy’s Lenox Square
(Main Event on 2nd Floor, Children’s Event will tak place on lower level)
3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

With any $50 or more purchase made during the event, receive a commemorative Gordon Parks’ journal. (Select cities will also receive a copy of Eriq La Salle’s new book, Laws of Depravity).

Additionally, from February 1st through February 28th, visit macys.com/celebrate to enter for a chance to win a trip for two to The American Black Film Festival in Miami, courtesy of American Airlines, a $1000 Macy’s shopping spree and Gordon Parks: Collected Works, a five-volume set of his photography.

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