Fourth Biennial Winter Institute for Black Studies

February 10, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Art Auditorium Add to Calendar

The theme of the 2011 Winter Institute, “When Then Is Now: A Meditation on Social Justice, Activism and Political Change,” will be explored through a special screening of the highly acclaimed documentary film, Mountains that Take Wing: Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama, discussions with the film’s co-directors, CA Griffith and HLT Quan, and UH scholars and community members.

The film covers a 10-year span of conversations between Davis and Kochiyama, icons of great twentieth century social movements who continue to forge change in the twenty-first century. They both exemplify the intertwined African American and Japanese American liberation and civil rights struggles, as well as embody the fight for justice and human rights across ethnic, social, gender, regional and national lines....................

Thursday Feb. 10. 6pm-9pm
Screening and post-screening panel with filmmakers CA Griffith and HLT Quan..................................

Friday Feb. 11. 1:30pm-2:30pm
Workshop and discussion with filmmakers CA Griffith and HLT Quan - “Documentary Filmmaking, Politics and Social Justice”

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Event Sponsor
Winter Institute for Black Studies, UH Manoa Diversity and Equity Initiative, Department of Ethnic Studies, African American Cultural Diversity Center Hawaii, Mānoa Campus

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Elisa White, 956-2824,,

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