What: DATE CHANGE: Film & Discussion Series: Civil Rights, Uncivil Times
When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm
Where: Blount County Public Library Leaning Lab

Civil Rights, Uncivil Times film + discussion series at the Blount County Public Library hosted by TWIKTAR:

Talking with Kids and Teens about Race is a community education initiative of Blount County United, Foothills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Highland Presbyterian
Church, Maryville College Diversity Action Team, Maryville College Office of Multicultural Affairs, St. Paul AME Zion Church, Showing Up for Racial Justice(SURJ). Funded through a bequest to Foothills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Each documentary film (approx. 40 min.) will be shown followed by "a vibrant discussion of the current racial justice issues it raises."

Tues. Oct 24 (not 17), 6:30pm
A Time for Justice: America's Civil Rights Movement

Watch the Oscar-winning short documentary, which tells the
compelling story of the Civil Rights Movement through original
footage and the narration of activist and legislator Julian Bond.

Tues., Nov 7, 6:30pm
Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot

Celebrate "Election Day" with this account of the dangers and
the idealism of the 1965 march from Selma, Ala., to
Montgomery, 54 miles away. The protesters helped change the
Civil Rights Movement -- and U.S. history.

Tues., Nov 14, 6:30pm
Mighty Times: The Children's March

In 1963, the young people of Birmingham joined together
to protest segregation. This short film tells their
unforgettable story in their own words.

All films will be shown in the Learning Lab (adjoining the library parking lot).

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