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Whose Streets?

Current News Topics - Film/Video

Monday, September 18, 2017
4:30 PM-6:30 PM

College of the Holy Cross: Hogan Campus Center
519
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610
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Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, "Whose Streets?" is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy. Empowered parents, artists, and teachers from around the country come together as freedom fighters. As the national guard descends on Ferguson with military grade weaponry, these young community members become the torchbearers of a new resistance. Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis know this story because they have lived the story. "Whose Streets?" is a powerful battle cry from a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live.

Official Selection:
Sundance Film Festival 2017  World Premiere (U.S. Documentary Competition)
Full Frame 2017
San Francisco International Film Festival 2017

Cost: Free

Suggested Audiences:Adult, College, High School, Elders

E-mail:atb@holycross.edu
Phone: 508-793-3835

Last Modified: September 11, 2017 at 10:10 AM

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