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Film Screening and Discussion: Race and Identity in Film


7:00pm
- 9:00pm
Saturday February 9 2013

Venue: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Address: 1055 Marginal Road
Cost: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible

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Come out for an exploration of perceptions of race and identity in film on Saturday, February 9 at 7 p.m. at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Hear from Dr. Sylvia Hamilton, filmmaker and writer, and view her short film Keep on Keeping On. Followed by Nova Scotian writer and director Sobaz Benjamin’s featured documentary Race is a Four Letter Word (suitable for those over 14 years of age). Discussion and reception to follow. All are welcome and admission is free.

This event is part of the programming for the exhibition Position As Desired / Exploring African Canadian Identity: Photographs from the Wedge Collection presented at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 from January 22 to March 30, 2013. For more information about the events surrounding Position As Desired visit http://www.pier21.ca/visit/whats-on-calendar. This event is presented in English.

 

Organizer:pgunn@pier21.ca

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