12 October 2008

Local Event: Work-In-Progress Screeing ~ Shadows of the Lynching Tree

EVENT: Filmmaker Carvin Eison will screen his work-in-progress, Shadows of the Lynching Tree.
TIME, DATE, LOCATION:
University of Rochester, Morey Hall 321 on Thursday, October 16th, 5:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Free and open to the public. A reception will follow the screening.

Carvin Eison, director of the Emmy-nominated film, July '64, which was broadcast nationally on PBS will be screening his current work in progress. Shadows of the Lynching Tree explores the history of lynching in the United States and reveals an underlying ideology still alive at some levels of American culture. This event is co-sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Program, the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, the Department of History and the Department of English.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Cricket Fegan, Film & Media Studies, tel: (585) 275-5757.

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