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Whose Streets? Our Streets
November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for a galvanizing night of cinema, culture, and community as we explore the Black Lives Matter movement through film, its intersection with other social movements, and the unique challenges and opportunities that Seattle’s African American community faces.
Admission includes free entry into the Northwest African American Museum.
(Bring proof of ticket purchase if arriving at the museum before 1 pm).
General Admission: $15 | Senior/Student/Low-Income: $10 | BUY TICKETS
8:00 pm Hell You Tambout + brief performance by Northwest Tap Connection
8:20 pm The Gathering
8:45 pm Panel discussion featuring New York BLM organizer and cultural critic Darnell L. Moore; Reverend Harriet Walden, founder of Seattle’s Mothers for Police Accountability; former death-row prisoners who have been exonerated; and moderator Tony Benton, radio manager and host on KVRU | Rainier Valley Radio.
9:30-11:10 pm Whose Streets?
Connection, a race and social justice-oriented dance studio, responds to the deaths of unarmed black lives at the hands of police officers, using dance as passionate protest in a call to say their names, see their names, and feel their names.
(Denzel Boyd, Tyler Rabinowitz, and Joseph Webb, USA, 9 min)
Death row exonerees, after spending years in prison, come together each year to share their thoughts, feelings, fears, and dreams with the only people who fully understand what they went through.
(Micki Dickoff, USA, 24 min)
Leaders of the Ferguson uprising sparked by the police killing of Michael Brown raise a powerful battle cry on behalf of a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live.
(Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis, USA 90 min)