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Whose Streets?

+ Audience discussion, Character/actor Q&A

WHEN
Fri 22 Sep, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD
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Region/Country Focus
| United States
| £5.5 - £6.50

About

A visceral portrait of the protest movement that rose up in Ferguson, Missouri, in the aftermath of the killing of yet another unarmed black man by a white police officer.

When communal grief and anger, fuelled by long-standing racial tensions, turned vigils into marches and protests, the National Guard descended on Ferguson with military-grade weaponry, igniting residents’ outrage. While most media outlets focused on the rioting, Whose Streets? charts the journey that turned ordinary citizens into the torchbearers of a new resistance.

Activist Sabaah Folayan’s connection to the burgeoning Black Lives Matter movement invests this vital documentary with a raw urgency. Mixing original footage and interviews as well as cellphone videos, her striking directorial debut pays tribute to the underlying hopefulness that powers the protestors’ impassioned calls to action.
Plus Audience discussion, Character/actor Q&A

PLUS SHORT: More Dangerous than a Thousand Rioters (Kelly Gallagher, USA, 2016, 6 min)

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We are delighted to be welcoming one of the film’s protagonists, activist Brittany Ferrell, to the conversation.

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Fri 22 Sep, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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"...bristling with hurt and humanity"
The Hollywood Reporter

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Recommended for 15+ years

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