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NAACP Day presented by East Valley NAACP
February 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
A 12-hour civil rights film festival in honor of NAACP FOUNDER’S DAY presented by East Valley NAACP.
Presentations, short films including the documentary Talking Black in America (6pm)
There is no charge to attend the event, but suggested donations of $12 or your choice are welcome. Proceeds benefit youth and college NAACP chapters.
About Talking Black in America
With the perspectives of everyday speakers and the guidance of historians, linguists, and educators, Talking Black in America showcases the history and symbolic role of language in the lives of African Americans and highlights its tremendous impact on the speech and culture of the United States. Produced and directed by Neal Hutcheson and Danica Cullinan; executive producer Walt Wolfram.
Featuring a talkback with associate director Dr. Jeffrey Reaser of North Carolina State University, Department of English.
About An Outrage
A documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants, community activists, and scholars, this unusual historical documentary seeks to educate even as it serves as a hub for action to remember and reflect upon a long-hidden past.
About School Daze
Calling all HBCU alumni, let’s celebrate Spike Lee’s second feature film. Share your favorite moments with the film, which was released Feb 12, 1988.