An evening with filmmakers Karen Thorsen and Douglas Dempsey for the documentary on James Baldwin, The Price of the Ticket, a biography of the American writer and civil rights activist, digitally remastered. James Baldwin (1924-1987) spent a great deal of his life abroad, but remained a quintessentially American writer. In numerous essays, novels, plays and public speeches, the eloquent voice of James Baldwin spoke of the pain and struggle of black Americans and the saving power of brotherhood. His work, which explores issues of race, sexuality, class, and the power of protest, is considered as relevant today as ever. This feature-length documentary about his life, The Price of the Ticket, premiered in 1990 to wide acclaim at over 50 worldwide film festivals, garnering dozens of awards and honors. Event is held on the COS Visalia campus, Ponderosa Lecture Hall. All CHAP events are free and open to the public.