Separate or Equal? Three Films About Black Youth in the 60s and 70s

When

February 28, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Event Description

 
The Film Studies Program at NCSU, A/V Geeks, and NCSU Libraries present Separate or Equal? Three Films About Black Youth in the 60s and 70s.
 
In commemoration of Black History Month, Dr. Marsha Gordon (NCSU Film Studies) and Skip Elsheimer (the A/V Geek & an NCSU alum) present three rarely seen educational films from the 1960s and 1970s about African American youth. The films depict the challenges of growing up in Watts, dealing with racial epithets, and struggling to find peace in a divided society. 
 
Felicia (1965, 12 min.)
Joshua (1968, 15 min.)
220 Blues (1970, 17 min.)
 
The program will last approximately one hour, and will include time for questions and answers.
 
Please email marsha_gordon@ncsu.edu with questions.

 

Contact Information

Jason Evans Groth
919-515-2590

Admission Information

Free and open to the public. 

Other Information

The Commons Wall is located by the stairway between floors 3 and 4 of the Hunt Library. Ask a staff member at the 2nd floor AskUs desk if you need help finding the location.