Screening And Discussion Of A Documentary About Ant Racism Activisit Anne Braden

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Screening And Discussion Of A Documentary About Ant Racism Activisit Anne Braden
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First Unitarian Universalist of Austin Social Action says
White Allies of Racial Equity is inviting people who care about racism and racial justice to come watch this amazing documentary about an amazing southern white woman who began fighting racism as pre-teen and during her long busy life worked with MLK and many of the ciivil rights leaders.


You can read all about the film and how it's been received here: http://annebradenfilm.org/press/


The movie's director, Anne Lewis , will be present and will answers questions afer the screening
Anne Lewis is an independent documentary-maker associated with Appalshop and currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas-Austin School of Radio/Television/Film. Her work reveals working class people fighting for social change. Anne was associate director/assistant camera for Harlan County, U.S.A., the Academy Award-winning documentary about the Brookside strike. After the strike, she moved to the eastern Kentucky coalfields where she lived for 25 years. Documentaries she produced, directed, and edited include: To Save the Land and People (SXSW, Texas Documentary Tour) a history of a militant grassroots environmental movement; Justice in the Coalfields (INTERCOM gold plaque) about the community impact of the Pittston strike; On Our Own Land (duPont-Columbia Award for independent broadcast journalism) about the citizens' movement to stop broad form deed strip mining; Chemical Valley, co-directed with Mimi Pickering (P.O.V., American Film and Video Blue Ribbon) about environmental racism; and most recently, Morristown, a working class response to globalization. Her documentary Fast Food Women about women struggling to raise families in minimum wage jobs with no benefits received national airing on P.O.V. and was part of a Learning Channel series of films about women by women.
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By: First Unitarian Universalist of Austin Social Action

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