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Uptight Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

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Cleveland Public Library - Glenville Branch

11900 Saint Clair Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44108

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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of Jules Dassin's Uptight movie, filmed on the east side and involving many of Cleveland's own. A panel that includes James Robenalt, Cleveland attorney and author of Ballots and Bullets: Black Power Politics and Urban Guerrilla Warfare in 1968 Cleveland, Blaxploitation film expert and author Josiah Howard, and local activists Don Freeman and Mutawaf Shaheed will discuss the movie's importance, as well as its ties to the urban turmoil that occurred in 1960s Glenville. Boxed lunches will be provided; registration requested here.

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Cleveland Public Library - Glenville Branch

11900 Saint Clair Avenue

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