Third World Newsreel Program 1

Discussion with Brack and Dorothy Thigpen, Director, Third World Newsreel

Saturday, February 14, 2009, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

Includes the following film:

  • Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project

    2008. USA. Directed by Charles B. Brack. A plea for the rights of African American lesbians, the film follows the tragic story of Sakia Gunn, a fifteen-year-old hate crime victim who was murdered in Newark, NJ, after she rejected her killer's advances. Although her attacker received a seventeen-year sentence, there was little media coverage of the trial. Organized by J. T. Takagi and William Sloan. 55 min.

The activist media group Third World Newsreel has been producing and distributing films on political, cultural, and social issues for over forty years.

In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight 2009

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