City Rising Screening Request | KCET
City Rising Screening Request
Organizations, individuals, and educators across California are hosting screenings of City Rising to share and discuss the issue of gentrification and displacement. If you would like to host a local screening of the film in your nonprofit, company, school or community, please tell us more about your plans.
Screeners are available for the film and include a digital file and/or Blu-ray, a single screening license of the film, and digital marketing tools to help you make the screening a success. You provide the venue, projector, and audience, and we will provide you with the film and the materials you need to spread the word.
UPCOMING SCREENING EVENTS
October 18 and 19
South Los Angeles
PAST SCREENING EVENTS
City Rising Premiere
September 13, 2017
The California Endowment
Jennifer Ferro, president of KCRW; Kevin Kane, arts education and community arts scholar; and Ananya Roy, social justice scholar ponder the meaning of community. What does it mean to be and work together in society?
A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with Oscar-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins.
During the late 19th and early 20th century, many mass-produced black dolls were stereotypical, caricature-like and expressed racist undertones. Shindana Toys helped change the paradigm, irrevocably changing the toy industry today.
On November 24, 1965, the Louis Smith and Robert Hall launched an organization called Operation Bootstrap. The organization emphasized the importance of black entrepreneurship and used its business initiatives to shift public perception of black identity.
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City Rising shows how gentrification is deeply rooted in a history of discriminatory laws and practices in the United States.