Standing On My Sisters’ Shoulders: Women of the Civil Rights Movement

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies Matinee: 2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library
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2:00 PM, Sunday, March 10, 2019
Location: Federal Way (click for map)

This powerful documentary explores a missing chapter in our nation’s record of the Civil Rights movement. The film reveals the movement in Mississippi in the 1950s and 60s from the point of view of the courageous women who lived it – and emerged as its grassroots leaders. After the film, a discussion will be facilitated by Dr. La TaSha Levy, Assistant Professor in the American Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Washington.

Light refreshments provided.

Sponsors: Friends of the Federal Way Libraries.

Release Year: 2002

Running Time: 61 minutes

Director: Dr. Robert Sadoff, Joan Sadoff, and Laura J. Lipson

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