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BANISHED Free SF Screening

Date:
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Roseli
Location Details:
San Francisco Main Public Library, Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin Street
Near Civic Center Bart Station

BANISHED by Marco Williams chronicles the history of three counties that forcefully banished African American families from towns one hundred years ago-and the descendants that return to find a shocking history.

Also Featuring "The Apollos" a Bay Area Video Coalition youth produced short by Jazmin Jones and Nick Parker. "The Apollos" a piece of local history, chronicles the struggle of a high school senior class to pass a bill making Martin Luther King’s birthday a national holiday.

A panel will follow to discuss the theme of displacement: past, present and future with a look at gentrification, post Hurricane Katrina right of return and the historical legacy of racism on housing.

Co-sponsors: Museum of the African Diaspora, Colorlines Magazine, POWER, Bay Area Video Coalition and Access SF.

Presented By: ITVS Community Cinema, KQED Education Network, The San Francisco Public Library and Hands On Bay Area.

This event is FREE
This event is wheelchair accessible
Added to the calendar on Fri, Dec 14, 2007 4:15PM
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