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Black History Month Film

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Union Building, Procrastinator Theater

 

More Than a Month
Black History Month Film Screening
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
6:30 pm
Procrastinator Theater


One Man's Quest to End Black History Month Becomes a Humorous and Provocative Look at Race in "Post-Racial" America

Should Black History Month be ended? That is the question explored by African American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman as he embarks on a cross-country campaign to do just that. Both amusing and thought provoking, More Than a Month examines what the treatment of history tells us about race and power in contemporary America. The film is a first-person narrative of the filmmaker's quest to understand the implications of Black History Month.

More Than a Month asks the questions: How do we justify teaching American history as somehow separate from African American history? What does it mean that we have a Black History Month? What would it mean if we didn't? The broadcast of More Than a Month is part of the Independent Lens and PBS celebration of Black History Month.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit http://www.montana.edu/diversity/ or call 994-5801.

 

The cost of this event is: Free

For more information go to:
http://www.montana.edu/diversity/

For questions regarding this event, please contact:

Diversity Awareness Office
406-994-5801
diversityawareness@montana.edu

Listed as: Entertainment Community Students Film & Movies ChampChange Other Student Life Audience Diversity Awareness Activities Public Event


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