Showing Up For Racial Justice Film Series
October – December 2017
Portsmouth Public Library
Levenson Community Room
This film series is organized by the Social Justice Associates of South Church and the Southern Maine chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) in partnership with the Portsmouth Public Library. Films will be followed by a facilitated discussion. Free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.
Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity
Sunday October 29 | 2 – 4:30 PM
From Shakti Butler, the director of The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America and Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible, comes a new film that asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity. Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity features moving stories from racial justice leaders including Amer Ahmed, Michael Benitez, Barbie-Danielle DeCarlo, Joy DeGruy, Ericka Huggins, Humaira Jackson, Yuko Kodama, Peggy McIntosh, Rinku Sen, Tilman Smith and Tim Wise.
Discussion facilitated by Mary Gibbons Stevens, SURJ.
*Please note that the library is closed on this day. Only the Levenson Room will be open for the event.