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Changing the Lens on African American Boys

Loudspeaker Films

Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

Changing the Lens on African American Boys

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Please join us for a special event featuring two new films from the award-winning TEACHED series produced and directed by Kelly Amis. Co-hosted by Georgetown's Film and Media Studies Program and its Prisons and Justice Initiative, and generously sponsored by CityBridge Foundation and the Moriah Fund, we will examine the particular "lenses" society places on African American boys and the role we all have to play in changing them.

6:30 - 7:00 Reception
7:00 - 7:30 Intro and screening: Think of Calvin (20 min.)
7:30 - 8:15 Panel Discussion
8:15 - 8:35 Screening: Code Oakland (20 min.)
8:35 - 9:00 Filmmaker Q&A

Featured Speakers
- Marc Morje Howard (L'12) Professor of Goverment & Law; Director of Georgetown's Prisons & Justice Initiative. 

- Kelly Amis (C'90) Founder & President Loudspeaker Films. 

- Bernard Cook (C'90) Director of Georgetown's Film & Media Studies; Associate Dean.

- Brandon Johns Founder & President, M.A.N.U.P. mentoring program, former Congressional Judiciary Committee Staff.

- Calvin Davis, Carlet Harris and Armonta'e Harris Family featured in the short documentary film Think of Calvin.

This event is not suitable for children (under 18). Seating is limited. Please RSVP as soon as possible.


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When & Where

Georgetown University
Healey Family Student Center
Washington, DC 20057

Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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