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BANISHED Free Oakland Screening

Date:
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Roseli
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Location Details:
Oakland Museum of California, James Moore Theatre
1000 Oak at 10th Street. One block from Lake Merritt BART
Free parking in museum garage, entrance on Oak Street

BANISHED 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 that chronicles the struggle of a high school senior class to pass a bill making Martin Luther King’s birthday a national holiday.

Presented By: ITVS Community Cinema, KQED Education Network, The Oakland Museum of California, The Oakland Film Office and Hands On Bay Area

Co-Sponsors: Museum of the African Diaspora, Colorlines Magazine, Just Cause Oakland and Bay Area Video Coalition.

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.

This event is FREE
This event is wheelchair accessible
Added to the calendar on Fri, Dec 14, 2007 4:24PM
Related Categories: East Bay | Racial Justice
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