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View other events for the week of 1/ 8/2008
BANISHED Free Oakland Screening
Date Tuesday January 08
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorRoseli
Emailroseli_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
Added to the calendar on Friday Dec 14th, 2007 4:24 PM

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by Roseli, ITVS Community Cinema
(roseli_ilano [at] itvs.org) Tuesday Dec 18th, 2007 10:32 PM
Please note the correct dates and times below for BANISHED:

OAKLAND Screening
Tuesday 1/8, 6:30 PM
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

San Francisco Screening:
Wednesday 1/9, 6:00 PM
San Francisco Main Public Library, Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin Street
Civic Center BART, exit at Grove and Hyde Street
 
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