[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: July 1964 Documentary Showing]

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Mon Oct 18 10:18:52 EDT 2010


Documentary on Rochester Riots.

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> The documentary July '64 is a documentary portraying the urban
> disturbances that took part in Rochester in 1964 over a three night
> period. Fueled by racism, lack of decent housing, lack of job  
> opportunity,
> and police mistreatment, on an extremely hot, humid night, many of the
> citizens of color in the city declared they had had enough. Director
> Carvin Eison, using actual footage and present day interviews, takes  
> the
> viewer vividly through this event.
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> The film runs 56 minutes and will be followed by a talk-back with
> diversity trainer and officer of the Black Leadership Commission on  
> AIDS,
> Freddie Caldwell, leading the discussion. Mr. Caldwell has first hand
> knowledge of the events depicted.The event is free and open to the  
> public.
> This film launches a new monthly series presented by the Racial  
> Justice
> Committee of Metro Justice dealing with issues of race. The films  
> will be
> shown on the third Thursday of every month. Refreshments available.
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> What: July '64--a documentary
> Where: Metro Justice Conference Room, 167 Flanders Street
> When: Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 7PM
> Contact: Bryan Scrafford, 325-2560
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Emilye Crosby
Professor
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5375
crosby at geneseo.edu

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