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Virtual Screening: The Long Shadow

2021-02-19 00:00:00 2021-02-19 23:59:00 America/Chicago Virtual Screening: The Long Shadow Des Plaines Public Library

Friday, February 19
All day

Add to Calendar 2021-02-19 00:00:00 2021-02-19 23:59:00 America/Chicago Virtual Screening: The Long Shadow Des Plaines Public Library

2017 | Not Rated | 91 min

In this documentary, director Frances Causey traces her family's legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-Black racism in the United States that began with slavery and continues to impact our society today. 

Visit http://thelongshadowfilm.com/libraries to stream the film anytime between Friday, February 19 and Friday, February 26 or watch anytime on Kanopy with a Des Plaines Library card at https://dppl.kanopy.com/video/long-shadow

A live Q&A will be held with director Frances Causey on Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm. Find out more and register at http://thelongshadowfilm.com/libraries 

This film is not live and does not require registration.

Co-sponsored by multiple Illinois libraries and n partnership with Racial Awareness in then North Shore (RAIN) and the Together is Better Alliance (TiBA).

Find out more and register at http://thelongshadowfilm.com/libraries

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Program |

TAGS: | Lifelong Learning | History | Film | Diversity & Inclusion |

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You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

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