When: Monday, February 27th, at 3:30 p.m.
Where: Regents Hall (16th Fl, Lewis Towers), Water Tower Campus-Loyola University Chicago
Please join the Center for Urban Research and Learning (CURL) and the School of Communications for a screening of "Woke Up Black". A reception will take place at 3:30 p.m. The film screening will being at 4 p.m., followed by a Q&A session at 5 p.m. Registration is required. Please register at: http://wokeupblack.eventbrite.com.
"'Woke Up Black' focuses on five black youth, along with their struggles and triumphs as they start their journey into adulthood...The film places at its center the voices of Black youth - their ideas, attitudes and options that are often overlooked in today's society. For two years, director Mary Morten and associate producers Keisha Farmer-Smith, Aparna Sharma, and Marisol Ybarra followed five youth from the Chicago area to explore their experiences when it comes to navigating the world they live in. As they move through their personal challenges, this documentary also mirrors the complexities of this often ignored group that are at the center of many socio-political issues including discrimination, political participation, sex and relationships, music, and the media portrayal of black youth." For more information, please visit: www.WokeUpBlack.com.