Date(s) - 02/26/2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WIM Atlanta and WIFTA presents… National Geographic’s Genius: Aretha
An exclusive discussion with Patrice Covington and Rebecca Naomi Jones
Patrice Covington – Actress/Singer, Erma Franklin in Genius:Aretha
Rebecca Naomi Jones – Actress/Singer, Carolyn Franklin in Genius:Aretha
April Love – CEO/Founder
Join WIM and WIFTA for a special evening as we dive into Genius: Aretha, the hit series from National Geographic highlighting the iconic life of Aretha Franklin. It will begin with a viewing of the trailer from the series, followed by an exclusive discussion with two of the series main characters, Patrice Covington (“Erma Franklin”) Rebecca Naomi Jones (“Carolyn Franklin”).
April Love will be moderating this discussion.
Genius is an Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators, their extraordinary achievements and their complex personal relationships. This season will explore Aretha Franklin’s musical genius, her incomparable career, and the immeasurable impact and influence she has had on music and culture around the world.
Women In Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA), a 501c-3 Georgia non-profit, is a member-based organization for creative media professionals. We are the second oldest Women In Film chapter worldwide. With a focus on driving the advancement of women in the TV / Film industry, WIFTA provides a dynamic network for facilitating the exchange of ideas, sharing opportunities and accelerating the professional development of our members. This is a key reason why we are “Georgia’s foremost entertainment industry organization in support of women.