Documentary: John Lewis: Good Trouble
Monday, September 21 | 7:30 p.m.
Outdoor viewing (open to Hofstra Community ONLY): Pride Pavilion, North Campus
Rain location (Hofstra Community Only): 8:30 p.m., Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, South Campus
Hofstra Cultural Center and the Office of the Dean of Students present Documentary Mondays and "Never Forget" Talk Back Series. Join Professor Katrina Sims and Dean of Students Gabrielle St. Léger as they host the first in a series of documentaries on three Mondays titled “Documentary Mondays”. Each scheduled Monday will feature a documentary, which will be the foundation to further discussion examining the theme of the night. With the upcoming elections,the first documentary, John Lewis: Good Trouble gives an intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis' life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism - from the bold teenager on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement to the legislative powerhouse. The theme for the virtual Talk Back discussion will focus on civic engagement and the importance of voting.
Advanced registration required for BOTH outdoor viewing (Hofstra community ONLY) and virtual talk back. Registrants will be sent event link for virtual talk back prior to the event.
Please RSVP for Documentary Mondays: John Lewis: Good Trouble using the RSVP for this Event link. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event.
The talk back conversation will be joined by Imani Hinson, Class of 2020 and Jesika Donney, President, Hofstra's Chapter of the NAACP.
*Community members can register for the talk-back discussion after viewing documentary on their own.
Monday, September 21, 2020
Hempstead, NY 11549
Contact:Hofstra Cultural Center
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