Social Justice Film Festival
Join the 2013 Social Justice Film Festival for five featured events and several dozen other screenings with participation by the filmmakers and local area experts in special Q and A sessions.
The featured events are:
The U.S. premiere of Tula The Revolt, a film about the 1795 Curaçao slave rebellion, with an exclusive Q and A with its star, Danny Glover, from 4 to 7 pm, October 13.
A presentation by Sister Helen Prejean, a leading death-penalty abolition advocate and author of Dead Man Walking, on October 12, 7-10 pm, following a film on the criminal justice system and the death penalty in the University District.
A celebration of the 40th anniversary of Books to Prisoners, October 10, 5-8 pm, with a screening of Mothers of Bedford, about incarcerated mothers in New York state, at the Market Theatre in Pike Place Market
Youth Visions, the festival's competition for filmmakers 21 and under, to screen Saturday, October 12, from 9-11 am at the Majestic Bay Theatre.
An evening devoted to post prison education with a showing of Lemon the Movie, about Brooklyn rap artist Lemon Anderson, at Rainier Valley Cultural Center, October 11, 8-10:30 pm.
The rest of the festival program includes an array of new films on women's rights, political dissent, prisoner justice, LGBT issues, homelessness, health care, marginalized populations, indigenous rights, environmental degradation, alternative economic models, and more.
Seattle area theatres (View)
4759 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125
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