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ChathamArts presents Race in NC: Justice and reconciliation film forum

Posted Friday, February 25, 2011

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Pittsboro, NC - The "Race in NC: Justice and Reconciliation Film Forum," is a continuation of the ChathamArts Sustainable Cinema Series, designed to address African American history, identity, culture, and social justice and racial reconciliation within the context of storytelling and documentary film. The two-day forum includes educational outreach, filmmaker question-and-answer, and panel discussion. Five films, all related to African American life in North Carolina, will be shown during Black History Month.

This project is made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

SAT. FEBRUARY 26th, 1-6 PM, Jordan-Matthews High School Auditorium, 910 E. Cardinal St. Siler City

FILMS:
1:00pm "Greensboro Closer to the Truth"
3:00pm "The Trials of Darryl Hunt"
5:25pm "An Unlikely Friendship"
• PANEL DISCUSSION with Adam Zucker (Greenboro: Closer to the Truth); Darryl
Hunt (The Darryl Hunt Project for Freedom and Justice); Phoebe Zerwick
(Award-winning journalist featured in The Trials of Darryl Hunt); Rev.
Nelson Johnson (Ex. Director, Beloved Community Center.) Moderated by Diane
Bloom (An Unlikely Friendship)

SUN. FEBRUARY 27th, 1-6 pm Fearrington Village Barn,
Hwy 15-501 N., midway between Chapel Hill & Pittsboro.
1:00 pm Grammy winner and Duke Jazz Program Director John Brown's youth jazz
ensemble JAZZFORCE plays
FILMS:
1:30pm "Moving Midway"
4:00pm "Blood Done Sign My Name"
• Between films: Keynote Discussion with Dr. Timothy Tyson, author of Blood
Done Sign My Name and Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Documentary
Studies, joined by Godfrey Cheshire (Moving Midway.)

 
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