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Feb. 19 | Community Cinema: American Denial

American Denial title over photograph of boy choosing between two dolls
Gordon Parks

FREE – Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation around this provocative look at race in America. | ALL SEATS ARE FILLED FOR THIS EVENT

WKAR Community Cinema returns in February with a screening and conversation featuring American Denial, a new documentary that sheds a unique light on the unconscious political and moral world of modern Americans. Highlighting social research from the 1940s, the film weaves a narrative exposing some of the potential underlying causes continuing to affect implicit racial biases inherent in America's institutions today

The WKAR Community Cinema event takes place Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at WKAR in the Communication Arts and Sciences building on the Michigan State campus. The event is free, but online reservations are required.

The evening begins with a screening of an excerpt from the film and continues with conversation addressing the issues as they play out in Michigan, with panelists Pero Dagbovie, professor of history specializing in African American and African studies at Michigan State; and Olivia Letts, education leader and Lansing's first African American schoolteacher and principal.

This screening and conversation is a free presentation in partnership with Project 60/50 at Michigan State University.

Free with Reservation
This event is free, but registration is required. | ALL SEATS ARE FILLED FOR THIS EVENT

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