On October 11–13, three films from the Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle film set will be screened and discussed as part of the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival in Atlanta, GA.
- October 11: Screening and discussion of Slavery by Another Name
- October 12: Screening and discussion of The Loving Story
- October 13: Screening and discussion of Freedom Riders
Each film screening will be followed by a public discussion. Participating scholars in this discussion will include Dr. Jonathan Gayles, Associate Dean, Department of African American Studies, Georgia State University; Dr. Beryl Kalisa, Assistant Professor of History, Georgia Perimeter College - Decatur; Dr. Kathryn Gray-White, American History Professor, George Gwinnett College; Laura T. McCarty, Vice President, Georgia Humanities Council; and Dr. Douglas E. Ealey (attending as an observer), Professor of Political Science, University of North Georgia.
To view the full Urban Mediamakers film festival schedule, and to get more information on attending UMFF, click here.
Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. For more information about Created Equal, click here.