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My name is Melanie Nichols , Education Manager with the California Film Institute education program in San Rafael, Ca.


We will be presenting a free daytime community screening of the new film TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. We are looking for speaker to lead a discussion and q&a after the film .

Date: January 22
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00 pm (q&a is 25 minutes from 1:00 - 1:25)
Location: Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth Street, San Rafael
Audience: 200-300 - Adults and high school students
In Partnership with : ITVS(Independent Television Service)

Modest honorarium available

Trailer: https://youtu.be/u8hmqpAzjRo

Synopsis: Tell Them We Are Rising explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. Stanley Nelson's film reveals the rich history of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of injustice.

Is there someone in the San Francisco Bay Area that might be available? Contact Melanie Nichols at mnichols@cafilm.org.

Melanie Nichols

Melanie Nichols
CFI Education, Manager
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Tuesday, January 9th 2018 at 6:26PM
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