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Screening two new short films for young people

Presented by Red Salmon Arts at Casa de Resistencia/Red Salmon Arts, Austin TX

Sep 29 2019
Screening two new short films for young people

Two new documentary shorts for young people about the importance of collective action, organizing, and solidarity.

Excerpted in part from “A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)” winner of an audience award from Cine Las Americas, two new short films for young people. One 14 minute film tells the story of Annie Mae Carpenter, Secretary of the Nacogdoches chapter of the NAACP. In 1973, she refused to clean the male student restrooms at Stephen F. Austin State University and was fired. The race and gender discrimination suit, Anne Mae Carpenter et al v. Stephen F. Austin State University, went on for more than

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Before the Borders is a day long community arts event for young people. Local Austin youth are invited to meet community organizations and local artists, as well as enjoy cultural educational workshops throughout the day.

Before the Borders es un evento comunitario para jóvenes. Los jóvenes de Austin Tejas están invitados a convivir con organizaciones comunitarias, artistas locales, y también a disfrutar de talleres culturales. El evento es GRATIS y para toda la familia.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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