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Live Wire from The Apollo Archives: Gordon Anderson

A portrait of Apollo House Photographer Gordon Anderson with his camera

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Apollo Education Presents Live Wire From The Apollo Archives: The Photographs and Films of Gordon Anderson, a video series highlighting the life and work of the famed photographer and filmmaker who captured some of the most iconic moments on the Apollo stage from the 1940s into the 1970s. 

In each episode of this four-part digital series, Apollo Archivist Brad San Martin dives deep into The Apollo’s treasured archives and will be joined in conversation with scholars, documentarians, and the Anderson family to explore the ways in which Anderson captured Black life, and how these works impact our view of the culture today. 

about live wire

Presented by the Apollo Theater Education Program, Apollo Live Wire is a discussion series that focuses on the arts, culture, entertainment, and other topics pertinent to the legacy of the Apollo Theater.

How to watch

Click “Apollo Digital Stage” below to watch this series on demand.

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