Black Bodies, Public Spaces: a short film screening and conversation

1 Hr. 30 Min.

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. screening / 7:15 p.m. conversation

Discrimination still systematically limits African Americans’ right to movement. The Filmmakers behind the short film This Land lead a discussion about what it means for Black people to move and gather freely, and in turn, participate fully in our democracy and our economy. A screening of her short film This Land will precede this discussion.

Featured Film: This Land (10 min) is a short film about land access told through a journey of inclusion and empowerment.

Streaming live on the Milwaukee Film YouTube and Black Lens Facebook page

This Land

USA | 2020 | 10 min | English

A short film about land access told through a journey of inclusion and empowerment.

DIR  Whit Hassett, Chelsea Jolly


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Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and Cultures and Communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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