The Revolutionary: Film Screening and Discussion
October 3, 2012
5:30-8:30 p.m.


Venue: NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets

Contact: Call the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway at 646.273.6100 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Campus(es): Manhattan - -

The National Committee will screen The Revolutionary, a documentary on Rittenberg’s extraordinary story, on Wednesday, October 3, at the New York Institute of Technology’s Auditorium on Broadway.  In from the west coast to talk about the film will be Sidney Rittenberg himself and Irv Drasnin, producer, writer, interviewer, and narrator of the film, who has had a long career in documentary filmmaking and broadcast journalism.  The conversation will be moderated by National Committee Vice President Jan Berris.  Co-hosted by the New York Institute of Technology, the program will take place at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway from 5:15 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3.

Sidney Rittenberg grew up in Charleston, S.C., attending college in North Carolina.  Sent to China by the U.S. military at the end of World War II, he stayed on, witnessing and participating in the Chinese revolution at the highest levels, and remaining there for the next 35 years – 16 of which were in solitary confinement. After returning to the United States in 1980, he became a highly regarded consultant, advising major corporate clients on doing business in China.

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Learn more about Rittenberg and Drasnin at ncuscr.org.

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