Equity Film Series
Films can be a powerful way to enter conversations about race, culture and social justice. Join us for a free eveing to watch films through an intersectional lens. Facilitated discussion after the films will focus on having critical, courageous conversations that center personal experience, multiple perspectives and the social construction of race and gender. A light meal is provided. SPPS staff should register on PD Express using search term "CEC". Community members should pre-register through Community Education at https://www.spps.org/commed.
Monday, February 4th, 5:30-8:30pm
Icebox tells the story of Óscar, played by Anthony Gonzalez ("Coco"), a 12-year-old Honduran boy who is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system.
Tuesday, March 2nd, 5:30-8:30pm
Dawnland is the untold story of Indigenous child removal in the US through the nations first-ever government-endorsed truth and reconciliation commission, which investigated the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on the Wabanaki people.