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Mon, Aug 10, 2020
February Film Festival
(Educational Opportunity)

The Carter G. Woodson Center February Film Festival was begun to celebrate Black History Month in honor of 1903 Berea College Alum, Carter G. Woodson. The film festival presentations generally feature award winning or nominated films directed by African American filmmakers or contain African American cultural content. This year's films are presented every Tuesday afternoon from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Carter G. Woodson Center Gallery. Film showings are open to the entire Berea campus and community, class participation is encouraged. Each listed showing is an opportunity to engage students, colleagues and community members in critical thinking and dialogue.

5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 6 - Discussion Leader - Andrew Baskin

I'm Not Your Negro, by James Baldwin - 2017 documentary directed by Raoul Peck, a Haitian born filmmaker, of both documentary and feature films, and a political activist. Peck was born in Port-au-Prince and from March 1996 to September 1997, served as Haiti's Minister of Culture. Peck was educated at Humboldt University of Berlin, Deutsche Film-und Fernehakademie Berlin. Peck received an Academy Award nomination for I'm Not Your Negro for Best Documentary Feature. In addition to films, Peck's other work includes the book Stolen Images: Lumumba and the Early Films of Raoul Peck.

Location: Carter G. Woodson Center Gallery
Contact: Diana Taylor
E-Mail diana_taylor@berea.edu
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