Cinematters NY Social Justice Film Festival

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Time Out says

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan’s Cinematters is hosting a New York Social Justice Film Festival over MLK Weekend to promote social action that leads to positive change. The lineup includes films and conversations exploring inequality, injustice, advocacy, and social responsibility through the lens of issues such as racial discrimination, LGTBQIA+ rights, environmental justice, immigrants’ rights, women’s rights, and religious intolerance. You can expect to sit in on a conversation with Regina King about her directorial debut One Night in Miami; an opening night discussion with Director Sam Pollard on his Mlk/fbi; a panel about Bad Boys with Dr. Yusef Salaam of The Exonerated Five; Director Sonia Lowman and Producer Jon-Thomas Royston with the closing night feature; and a Q&A with Wanda Mosley, Senior State Coordinator, Black Voters Matter, and Myrna Perez, Director Voting Rights and Elections, the Brennan Center for Justice.



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