Since I Been Down

PRESENTED BY: Online Event
2:20 PM, Sunday, January 23, 2022 PST
Location: Online Event - Pacific Standard Time (click for map)

Vashon-Maury SURJ, in collaboration with Backbone Meaningful Movies, presents a screening of the documentary SINCE I BEEN DOWN, followed by a panel discussion.

The film is about the community profoundly impacted by our policies in the 1990s which label kids super-predators – leading to outcomes of poverty, dead-end prospects for thriving in school and in life, and to outcomes such as committing violent crimes and spending life in prison.

The film, told by the people who have lived these conditions, unravels intimate stories from interviews brought to life through archival footage, cinema verité discussions, masquerade, and dance, unraveling why children commit violent crime and how these children – now adults – are breaking free from their fate by creating a model of justice that is transforming their lives, our humanity and a quality of life for all our children.

Zoom Film Screening: Jan 23rd at 2:20pm – (all registrants will receive a link on 1/16 to watch the film in advance, if desired.)

PANEL DISCUSSION w/ Gilda Sheppard, Director; Lydia Barlow and Willie Nobles, Fabian’s Fund; and Ginny Parham, Shoulder to Shoulder –  Sunday, January 23rd at 4pm

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Special Guests: Gilda Sheppard, Film Maker; Lydia Barlow and Willie Nobles, Fabian's Fund; and Ginny Parham, Shoulder to Shoulder

Sponsors: Vashon-Maury SURJ, Backbone Campaign

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Release Year: 2020

Running Time: 105 minutes

Director: Gilda Sheppard

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