top
South Bay
South Bay
Indybay
Indybay
Indybay
Regions
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
Topics
Newswire
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature

"More Than A Riot" The Joyce Ann Gaines Story

800_more_than_a_riot_poster__1_.jpg
Date:
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Shelby Minister
Email:
Phone:
408-297-2299
Address:
48 South 7th St., San Jose, CA 95112
Location Details:
San Jose Peace & Justice Center 48 South 7th St San Jose, CA 95112

The 1965 Watts Riots rippled through Los Angeles, resulting in destruction of much of the black community as well as the reservoir of progress that had developed against discrimination. “More Than a Riot: The Joyce Ann Gaines Story”, takes personal accounts of the Watts Riots and examines the social repercussions of this major event and how it is still affecting us today. Until this film, no one has had the chance to interview Joyce Ann Gaines. Credited by “Life Magazine”, “The Los Angeles Times” and the 1966 novel “Burn, Baby, Burn”, as the spark the ignited the Watts Riots, Joyce speaks on camera about her major role in the riots, as well as the life she lived before and after. Documentary Filmmakers, Dorothy Holford and Leonard Smith will be presenting the premiere of their film trailer, as well as selected scenes followed by a commentary and Q&A session. Some of the discussion topics will include social injustice, the Watts Riots as a catalyst, and obstacles faced by Black Filmmakers today. “More Than a Riot” is more than half way through production and is seeking funding for completion. Donations accepted Sponsored by San Jose Peace & Justice Center
Added to the calendar on Mon, Jun 17, 2013 5:29PM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

$40.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network