Examining Films on Resistance Movements - Feb 23 at 2pm EST

Flyer for Reframe and Refresh Thursday Feb 23, 2023 2:00pm EST Examining Films on Resistance Movements. Image has an orange background and portraits of four women Kelly Anderson, Betty Yu, Lisa Molomot, Pam Sporn

Reframe and Refresh: Examining Films on Resistance Movements

Thursday, Feb 23rd at 2:00pm EST

Join us online for an insightful conversation on “Examining Films on Resistance Movements” as part of our ongoing Reframe & Refresh series. This discussion will explore different ways that filmmakers have documented resistance, protest and advocacy within social movements. Join Kelly Anderson, director of Rabble Rousers: Frances Goldin and the Fight for Copper Square, Lisa Molomot, director of Safe Haven and Betty Yu, multimedia artist, activist and co-founder of Chinatown Art Brigade for sneak peeks at these new films and an exciting conversation. Moderated by Pam Sporn, New Day Films, director of Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route.

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You will receive the link to join the discussion in your email after registration. Auto-captions will be available.

REFRAME AND REFRESH is a series for the education and filmmaking community to have refreshing conversations that reframe our perspectives hosted by New Day Films.


Rabble Rousers: Frances Goldin and the Fight for Copper Square documents how a trailblazing housing organizer and her diverse working class neighbors fight Robert Moses, the real estate industry and five mayors to create the first Community Land Trust in New York City - an oasis of permanent low-income housing in the heart of the rapidly gentrifying Lower East Side.

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Safe Haven weaves together powerful stories of U.S. war resisters who sought refuge in Canada during wars in Vietnam and Iraq. The film shows how Vietnam era resisters participated in a movement to support the younger generation of U.S. soldiers. Safe Haven exposes realities and myths of Canada as refuge.

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