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|Filmmaker screening of "The Long Shadow" racial justice movie|
|Date||Wednesday April 11|
|Time||7:15 PM - 9:15 PM|
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Grand Lake Theater
3200 Grand Avenue
|Organizer/Author||Resistance Action East Bay|
Resistance Action East Bay and KPFA Radio Bring Uplifting Documentary “The Long Shadow” to Oakland
Join this special one-time screening of a film that explores the origins and legacy of Slavery, White Supremacy and the political role of the South.
The Long Shadow is a gripping new feature-length documentary on the origins and legacy of slavery. Filmmaker and investigative journalist Frances Causey, a daughter of the South, set out to explore her personal family history of slaveholding. Her investigation traces slavery's history from America's founding up through its insidious ties to racism today.
Indivisible Affiliate Resistance Action East Bay (RAEB) is a local group promoting active citizenship, and is hosting this event. This showing of the film is being co-sponsored by KPFA radio.
View the Trailer for the film at: thelongshadowfilm.com
Proceeds of this event will support these important 501(c)(3) causes:
(1) To promote further distribution of this great film, including free showings to school children; and
(2) To raise funds for local People of Color-led racial justice organizations.
Following the film will be a Q and A with the filmmakers and a discussion of what we can do now to work for racial justice.
Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.Renaissancerialto.com.