Delgado Community College will hold a film screening of "Finding Samuel Lowe: from Harlem to China," Oct. 2 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 615 City Park Ave. A discussion also will be held with author and producer Paula Madison. The documentary chronicles Madison's journey to Lung Kong Ho Hu Village in Canton, China, the homeland of her maternal grandfather, Samuel Lowe, and the reconnection of her family with his 300 descendants.
A memoir, "Finding Samuel Lowe: China, Jamaica, Harlem," by Madison, will also be introduced.
Madison, chairman and CEO of Madison Media Management LLC, had worked as executive vice president of diversity, NBCUniversal, among many other positions. She is the recipient of the 1996 Peabody Award and was named among the "75 Most Powerful African Americans in Corporate America" in 2005, and among the "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" in 2014, among other honors.
The cost of the screening is $32.64 per person.