Your Children Come Back To You
(Alile Sharon Larkin. USA, 1979, 16mm, 30 min)
New 16mm print!
Sunday, Mar 17 at 08:00PM
A single mother lives welfare check to welfare check, struggling to provide for her daughter. Larkin's film masterfully presents a child's perspective on wealth and social inequality.
(Gay Abel-Bey. USA, 1991, digiBETA, 38 min)
When George visits his family before heading to Vietnam, he is confronted by the conflicting ideals of his veteran father, who encourages his patriotism, and his militant brother, who urges him to stay home in protest.
(S.Torriano Berry, USA, 1982, digiBETA, 22 min)
On the day of his high school graduation, an African American youth battles for self-determination, as his family and the neighborhood gang attempt to shuttle him toward a future of lowered expectations. This gritty and tender character study includes a scene filmed at the Watts Towers.
(Jacqueline Frazier, USA, 1981, digiBETA, 25 min)
A construction worker, frustrated by his inability to get ahead, decides with his wife to send their daughter to an all-white Catholic school, where the girl is confronted with harsh discipline and racist attitudes.
Tonight's program is part of our month-long series L.A. Rebellion. Read More >>
Northwest Film Forum (View)
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Seattle, WA 98122