Civil Rights in the Movies - free program at SCC Thursday

Monday, January 18, 2016

Chris Fisher
The Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Larry Fuell, and as part of the college’s celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday, will present a free program this Thursday, January 21 from 7:00-8:30 pm in The Black Box Theater.

Civil Rights in the Movies,” with Chris Fisher and Duygu Monson, faculty members in the Drama / Cinema Department, both of whom have international experience writing, directing and starring in live and video productions.  

The discussion will be moderated by William Lindenmuth, who teaches Philosophy at Shoreline, and creator of the highly successful MOOC (Massive Open Online Class),"Philosophy and Film."

Duygu Monson
How are civil rights portrayed in films around the world?  Does “civil rights” mean the same thing around the world?  How have movies been a platform for raising awareness of and advocating civil rights?  How does censorship and implicit bias affect the depiction of civil rights?  Join us to discuss these and other questions.
William Lindenmuth
The Blackbox Theater is located on the first floor of the library building (4000 building) in the heart of campus.  There will be signs directing you from the parking lots. Parking anywhere on campus is FREE in the evening.

Also, the second daytime event in the winter quarter Global Eyes series will take place the following week, Tuesday, January 26, at 11:30am in Room 9208 (Quiet Dining Room).  The topic will be Online News Media with a panel discussion starring two former Shoreline students who now work for online news organizations. For more details, go to the GAC website.



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