We the People: Required Watching
MSP Film Society presents We the People: Required Watching, an ongoing screening series of films that speak powerfully to systemic inequality, followed by conversations with filmmakers and community leaders discussing ways we can support social justice and anti-racism efforts within our communities.
We the People: Required Watching Community Conversation guests thus far have included: Civil Rights Attorney and Activist Nekima Levy Armstrong, Filmmaker and Activist D.A. Bullock, Minneapolis City Council Member Alondra Cano, Filmmaker Deirdre Fishel, Playwright Christina Ham, Former Minneapolis Police Inspector Catherine Johnson, Theater Educator and Director Dawn Renee Jones, Attorney and Former Ramsey County Prosecutor Donald M. Lewis, screenwriter Ken Rance, Community Editor of Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Mel Reeves, Theatre Producer and former Minneapolis City Council Member Ralph Remington, Writer and Activist Aaron Smothers, Criminal Defense Attorney F. Clayton Tyler, and Distinguished Scholar and Activist Dr. John Wright. All of these conversations can be viewed at any time on MSP Film Society’s Facebook page.
This series is generously supported by the George Family Foundation and KNOCK, Inc. All We the People online discussions are generously supported by Kelly and Mike Palmer.
Through the Banks of the Red Cedar
Director: Maya Washington | Documentary | USA | 2018
Live Conversation: Monday, Feb 21, 7:00pm CST
MSP Film Society and Magers & Quinn Booksellers present a special We the People: Required Watching live virtual conversation with Maya Washington, writer of the new memoir "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar: My Father and the Team That Changed the Game," football legend Gene Washington, and MSP Film Society Programmer Craig Laurence Rice.
Stream Maya Washington's documentary Through the Banks of the Red Cedar starting Friday, February 18 through Thursday, February 24.LIVE EVENT INFO & REGISTRATION WATCH THE MOVIE
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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.