[act-ma] 4/06 Passage at St. Augustine: Film Screening
cwelch at tecschange.org
Sat Apr 1 06:26:03 PDT 2017
*Passage at St. Augustine: Film Screening and Discussion with filmmaker
Clennon L. King, Civil Rights Veteran Mimi Jones who is featured in the
*Long before there was a Black Lives Matter Movement in places like
Cleveland, Ferguson and Baltimore, there were black activists in the
tourist town of St. Augustine, Florida.
*The award-winning documentary Passage at St. Augustine tells their
story, and establishes St. Augustine as the most violent Civil Rights
campaign of the entire Movement. Viewers enter a time machine and are
transported to the 'Nation's Oldest City' to hear first-hand from those
who fought the 18-month battle that led directly to the passage of the
landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964.
*With brief introductory remarks, documentary filmmaker Clennon L. King
segues into facilitating a larger conversation on race and history in
America, rounding out the program with a spirited question and answer
session with Civil Rights veteran Mimi Jones, featured in the film.
*THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017, 6 – 7:30 P.M.
*Where Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library
65 Warren Street
Boston MA 02116
Type of Event Film, Talks & Lectures
Audience Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College
Students, Seniors, Families, Businesses, Visitors
*Passage At St. Augustine - Film & Discussion Program On Race & History
- Documentary Screening & Discussion Program*
*Learn more about the award-winning film 'Passage at St. Augustine,' the
documentary screening & discussion program on race.*
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