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Film Talks: 13TH

When:
Thursday, November 02, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where:
Alkek Library Room 105/106
Description:

Join Alkek Library for Film Talks:
2 p.m. film screening, with student discussion following

The Netflix film 13TH was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2017 Academy Awards, and it earned multiple Primetime Emmy Award nominations, among other honors. In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists, and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. Directed by Ava DuVernay and featuring numerous public figures, including Michelle Alexander, Bryan Stevenson, Cory Booker, Newt Gingrich, and Henry Louis Gates.

Discussion leaders / moderators:
» Dr. Scott Bowman, Criminal Justice
» Dr. Jeff Helgeson, History
» Dr. Kim Litwinowich or another representative, Counseling Center
» Jesse Silva, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion

Cost:
Free
See:
http://guides.library.txstate.edu/filmtalks
Sponsor:
Contact:
Liz King
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Film Talks: 13TH