Film Screening

Grrrl Justice & Youth Panel

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Thu, Feb 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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We are partnering with Visionary Justice Story Labs for a showing of Grrrl Justice, an experimental narrative short by filmmaker
Shontina Vernon. Grrrl Justice explores the rising rates of girls and queer youth of color in the juvenile justice system through the lenses of gender and sexuality.

Following the film we will join Black Youth Project 100 and the Ruth Ellis Center for a youth panel. Panelists will share about how the film's themes of surveillance and school to prison pipeline impact Detroit youth on a daily basis.

Location: 
Cinema Detroit
Address: 
4126 3rd St, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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I Am Not Your Negro [film screening & community discussion]

Date: 
Sun, Feb 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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A screening of the documentary film based on James Baldwin’s unfinished
book, “Remember This House,” connecting the past of the Civil Rights
movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.  Folowed by a discussion led
by La’Ron Williams.

Location: 
Ypsilanti District Library-Whittaker [1], 5577 Whittaker Rd Ypsilanti, MI United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/ypsilanti-district-library-whittaker [2] http://maps.google.com?q=5577+Whittaker+Rd%2C+Ypsilanti%2C+MI%2C+%2C+us

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Film Screening & Discussion of Owned: A Tale of Two Americas

Date: 
Mon, Nov 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us for a screening of acclaimed film Owned, A Tale of Two Americas, which dives into the troubled history of the U.S. housing economy. Tracking its overtly racist beginnings and its unbridled commoditization, the film exposes a foundational story of contemporary housing crises. Following the film, there will be a panel discussion with local experts:

Location: 
The Michigan Theater
Address: 
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Fuel Change! Reimagine Washtenaw County in 2030

Date: 
Wed, Oct 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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Join us for the kickoff of Washtenaw350. We will watch Josh Fox’s Gasland and explore actions we can take at the local, state, and national levels to get #OffFossilFuels. We know where we want to go, we know the time is short, so let’s get to it!

https://www.facebook.com/events/517565155685565/

Location: 
The Circ Bar
Address: 
210 S 1st Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Trans Stellar Film Festival 2019

Date: 
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - 4:30pm to 11:30pm

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We are Michigan's ONLY queer film festival! Come check out our third annual Trans Stellar Film Festival, showing films from queer filmmakers around the globe!

Passes on sale now! Tickets will be a suggested donation of $10 per show.

Programming includes short films, feature films, documentaries, comedies, and experimental films! The entire schedule and info on each film is available on the ticketing website!

Trans Stellar Film Festival is sponsored by the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office and Cinema Detroit!

Location: 
Cinema Detroit
Address: 
4126 3rd St, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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"Paris to PIttsburgh": Washtenaw Climate Action

Date: 
Sat, Mar 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

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Documentary highlighting grassroots efforts to solve climate change, in the
wake of U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords. Followed by a
discussion on carbon pricing and other climate solutions.

Location: 
NEW Center [1], 1100 N. Main Ann Arbor, MI United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/new-center [2] http://maps.google.com?q=1100+N.+Main%2C+Ann+Arbor%2C+MI%2C+%2C+us

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FIX IT -- Health Care at the Tipping Point

Date: 
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Movie "FIX IT -- Health Care at the Tipping Point" followed by panel discussion. Many families are forced to make a horrible choice between needed drugs or treatment or food. The solution is single payer (HR 676 - Improved Medicare for All).

Event source: Gray Panthers calendar

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/275612

Location: 
Oak Street Health: 11260 E. Jefferson, Detroit Michigan 48214 US

Green Screen Film Series: The Devil We Know

Date: 
Tue, Jan 29, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

‘The Devil We Know’ tells the story of residents of Parkersburg, West Virginia, who courageously rose up against the chemical industry. For years, they had noticed rampant health issues among their neighbors and witnessed the sudden death of livestock on their farms. Against all odds, they put the pieces of an environmental mystery together and discovered the toxic chemical PFOA / PFAS in the drinking water of tens of thousands of people.

Location: 
Congregational Church of Birmingham (UCC): 1000 Cranbrook Road, Bloomfield Hills MI 48304 US

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Lansing Single-Payer Education Night w/State Rep. Yousef Rabhi

Date: 
Thu, Jun 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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We will start off with watching "Fix It," an excellent documentary outlining the benefits of transitioning to a single-payer health care system. We will then have discussion with State Rep. Yousef Rabhi, who will be introducing a Michigan single-payer healthcare bill into the state legislature.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1021430384687224/

Location: 
Downtown Lansing Library - Auditorium (401 S Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933)

Join NOW at the Movies: Opening Night for RBG

Date: 
Thu, May 10, 2018 - 7:15pm to 9:30pm

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Join Washtenaw County NOW at the Michigan Theator on opening night to view RBG, the new documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Documentary is 90 minutes, we will walk to Michigan Creamery (302 S. State St.) afterwards for refreshments to talk about the show! Lets wear purple or your favorite feminist wear to find one another!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1224289937702364/

Location: 
The Michigan Theater
Address: 
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 Show Map

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