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Crossing Overtown Film Screening and Discussion

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Wednesday, February 21 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

HL - Glenn Hubert Library, 175
3000 NE 151st ST, Glenn Hubert Library, Miami, Florida 33181

Join FIU Libraries and Campus Life for a screening of the movie "Crossing Overtown" and a discussion with the filmmakers Scott Barnett and Johanna Vega, along with special guest Chief Delrish Moss of the Miramar Police Department, and have in-depth discussions about the themes and messages in the movie.

 

Filmmakers of Crossing Overtown, Johanna Vega and Scott Barnett

ABOUT THE FILM

The documentary “Crossing Overtown” examines the integral role Miami would play in the national civil rights movement and the long narrative of racial conflict that still resonates in the national conversation. Overtown is the oldest Black community in Miami and bears witness to the full arc of the civil rights movement.

FOOD WILL BE SERVED!  Please RSVP, SPACE LIMITED! 

Event Type

Academics, Lectures & conferences

Audience

Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public

Website

https://go.fiu.edu/crossingovertown

Department
Campus Life, Libraries
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