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Black History Month Film

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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.

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