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This week, 7 different films are being screened in 7 cities throughout the US, covering topics such as juvenile justice, Alzheimer’s, and LBGT issues.
Next month’s national awareness campaigns celebrate Military Families, Native American Heritage, Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Caregiving. Raise awareness in your community with films like Where Soldiers Come From, Up Heartbreak Hill and The Genius of Marian by hosting your own screening in November.
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join the Brooklyn Public Library
for a free screening of 15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story
as part of “Kids in Jails – Rehabilitation or Punishment?” – a look at whether alternative rehabilitative measures need to be taken for juvenile justice. Followed by an hour long panel discussion with professionals in the field of alternative schools and youths in the prison system. For more information, call (718) 230-2792.
Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:00pm
Join Liberty Brew & View for a free screening of 15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story, in partnership with the Springfield area ACLU. University of Illinois Law School professor Steve Beckett will speak after the film. Call (217) 529-8580 for more information.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:30pm
Join the Augusta-Richmond County Library at their headquarters for a screening of POV’s A World Not Ours. Filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel documents his family’s life in Lebanon’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, where his grandfather has lived since 1948. For more information, call (706) 821-2600.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00pm
Long Beach, CA
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 1:00pm
Carson , CA
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:00am
Celebrate Filipino History Month with a free screening of The Learning at Carson Public Library Library . Prior to the screening, there will be a brief discussion about Filipinos in the United States. Materials relating to Filipino American History are on display in the library throughout October. For more information, call (310) 830-0901.