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Reading Black History Through Film

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In this episode, we speak to three Black Film makers about conveying Black history through the lens of films. We explore how these different kinds of storytelling are facilitating new kinds of narratives about African Americans and Arkansas as well as helping to transform the single story and stereotypes about African Americans.

Caree Banton, @diasporise, the_forgetful_historian
Karynecia Conner @thewordyprofessor

Music Moves Arkansas Film Showcase musicmovesar.com @musicmovesar

Anthony Ball (@anthonyballnwa) and Reginald James

Kaylynn Richardson (@ks.richardson) - The Prize

Justin Stewart - The Rock Van Winkle Documentary

Lakeshia Harper-Bradley – The Roots (@mighty.by.design)

Michael Day (@dayvisionfilms) and Rachel Williams of 5 News will host the event