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|BANISHED Free Oakland Screening|
|Date||Tuesday January 08|
|Time||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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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
|roseli_ilano [at] itvs.org|
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