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Strong Island

Screening and Conversation

6:00 pm

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia, PA 19130

Directed by Yance Ford, the Oscar-nominated documentary Strong Island (2018) examines the 1992 murder of the filmmaker’s brother and the judicial system that allowed his killer to go free. This special screening will be followed by a conversation with Ford and professor and activist Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

This event is presented by the Penn Social Justice & Arts Integration Initiative in collaboration with Louverture Films and Slought. It is presented in partnership with the Barnes Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, Department of Fine Arts, Cinema & Media Studies Program, and Center for Africana Studies.

Please arrive early as registration does not guarantee a seat. Seating is first come, first served.

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