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SF: Film & Speakers: "Uncommon Knowledge: Closing the Books at UC Berkeley Extension"

Date:
Thursday, November 16, 2006
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Jon Garfield
Email:
Phone:
415-437-3425
Location Details:
ROXIE Film Center at New College
3117 16th Street, San Francisco


Special preview screening:
Uncommon Knowledge:
Closing the Books at UC Berkeley Extension

Plus, Speakers:
Director Eliza Hemenway, Author Gray Brechin, and SF Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi

Thursday, November 16th at 6:30 PM
ROXIE Film Center at New College
3117 16th Street, San Francisco

Special preview screening of Uncommon Knowledge: Closing the Books at UC Berkeley Extension, Eliza Hemenway's haunting new film documenting the abrupt closure of UC Berkeley Extension's Laguna Street campus in San Francisco. The screening will be followed by a discussion about the University's controversial plans to convert the historic six-acre campus into a lucrative private real estate development.

Speakers include producer and director Eliza Hemenway, best-selling author Gray Brechin (Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin), and San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi. Sponsored by the New College Media Studies MA Program.

Admission: $10.

For more information about the event: Jon Garfield, 415-437-3425 or jon [at] newcollege.edu

For more information about the film visit http://www.hemenwaydocs.com
Added to the calendar on Thu, Nov 9, 2006 11:30PM
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