• Movement Media Fellows
  • Join Us for a Screening of Videos Made by the 2017 Movement Media Fellows

    Get Your Tickets - Stories That Change Our Times

    Join Media Mobilizing Project for an evening of short films about people transforming their communities and building power. Produced in partnership with the No215Jail Coalition, Unite HERE! Philly, Philly SUN, and AtlanticCity Citizens Against the State Takeover.

    All films were produced by participants in MMP's Movement Media Fellows Program, an intensive hands-on training in film production to support community-led campaigns for rights and justice. A short panel discussion with the people and groups depicted in the films will follow the screening. 

    Admission is sliding scale, $0 - $20 and refreshments will be provided. 

    Become a sustainer of Media Mobilizing Project and get in free.

    Films:

    “Bring Them Home” 
    The No215Jail Coalition is campaigning to bring home our neighbors and end cash bail in Philadelphia, a city where most people in jail are there because they can’t afford to pay bail. 

    “Ismael Jimenez:  Helping communities define themselves”
    “Zakia Royster:  We’re worth so much more”
    “Dontae Privette: On the field, off the field, in our schools”
    Philly SUN, Schools Unifying Neighborhoods - Parents, teachers, and neighborhood leaders share their work and their vision for the future of Philadelphia public schools in a series of short profile vignettes.

    “Thirst for Justice - The Fight for Atlantic City’s Water”
    Atlantic City residents fought and won against an undemocratic push to privatize the city’s water supply. See how they did it.

    “Reimagining Resistance with Unite HERE!”
    Airport workers are taking a stand for their rights. Meet some of the people fighting for justice on the job.
     

    October 27th, 2017 7:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
    1219 Vine St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    United States

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