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Changing Face of Harlem: A film screening and discussion with Shawn Batey

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
John Cotton Dana Library

Dana Room (4th floor)

Speakers: 
Shawn Batey
Admission:
Free
For more info:
Christina Strasburger

CHANGING FACE OF HARLEM is a one-hour documentary by Shawn Batey that examines the revitalization of Harlem told through the deeply personal stories of its residents, small business owners, politicians, developers, and clergy. Identified as the birthplace of the Black Renaissance, CHANGING FACE OF HARLEM takes a critical look at Harlem’s history, early development, and its present transformation. The film highlights how a community deals with the challenge of maintaining identity while accepting change. The film began production in the year 2000 and was shot over a period of ten years.

Free and open to all. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information and to register visit https://changingfaceofharlem.eventbrite.com.