Jim Crow to Barack Obama

The exploration of the experiences African-Americans must face through conversations that uncover how issues of race and racism have changed in the USA over the last 100 years. This film was made to engage in a constructive, intergenerational conversation about race in America. Liquid Light’s host Bob Wilcox sits down with filmmaker Denise Ward-Brown, and one of the young interviewers from the film Jim Crow to Barack Obama, to discuss what the making of this picture was like, along with how the issues of race in America has changed, or not changed, throughout the past 100 years.

Fascinating stories produced by local filmmakers and introduced to us through HEC-TV's partnership with University City's Commission for Local Origination Programming (CALOP). Different hosts interview each of the filmmakers and their films are shown in their entirety.

Jim Crow to Barack Obama

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am