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2020-2021 Calendar of Films
Coming Up Next
|Date||Title||This film is about …|
|September 29, 2020||Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland||In 2015, Sandra Bland, a politically active 28-year-old black woman from Chicago was arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town. Three days later, Sandra was found hanging from a noose in her jail cell. Though ruled a suicide, her death sparked allegations of racially-motivated police murder and Sandra became a poster child for activists nationwide, leaving millions to question, “What really happened to Sandra Bland?” |
|October 27, 2020||Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America||UNSETTLED is a feature-length documentary revealing the untold stories of LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers who have fled intense persecution from their home countries and who are resettling in the U.S. The film follows four new arrivals, each of whom have escaped potential peril in their native countries for being different. |
|November 17, 2020||Waging Change||Waging Change focuses on the effort to end the federal tipped minimum wage of $2.13 for restaurant servers and bartenders and the #MeToo movement’s efforts to end sexual harassment. |
|February 23, 2021||Black Feminist||BLACK FEMINIST is a lively and illuminating documentary that explores the double-edged sword of racial and gender oppression that Black Women face in America.|
|March 23, 2021||Sisters Rising|
Sisters Rising is an urgent call to action, a gorgeous portrait of women acting in solidarity, and a demand for tribal sovereignty and self-determination as the necessary step towards ending violence against Indigenous women in the United States.
|April 20, 2021||Cooked: Survival by Zip Code|
Cooked is a searing investigation into the deadly 1995 Chicago heat wave, in which 739 residents perished (mostly Black and living in the city’s poorest neighborhoods).