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“If Betty were singing today, she would be something like Madonna, something like Prince, only as a woman.” MILES DAVIS

The Betty Davis – They Say I’m Different Symposium will celebrate the one and only Betty Davis on Friday, May 25, 2018 from 5-10pm at NYU Tandon Pfizer Auditorium in Brooklyn (5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201). There will be a panel, screening of the new Betty Davis documentary, and a Q&A with the filmmaker, Phil Cox.

The original Funk Queen and one-time wife of jazz legend Miles Davis, took on 1970s establishment America and changed the course of women in music forever. Then she vanished. Forty years later, Betty Davis, in a creative and constructed narrative, finally shares her extraordinary story.