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Film: ‘Before the Trees Was Strange’ by Derek Burrows

May 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Before the Trees Was Strange is a feature length documentary about the director’s family and how they dealt with the issue of racism growing up with a Mother whose fears of being being perceived as black caused her to reject her children’s choices in their lives. For more information on the film please go to:  http://beforethetreeswasstrange.com/ The film will be introduced by Superintendent Dr. John Ramos and will be followed by a “talk back” moderated by Budd Mishkin (NY1-TV) along with film maker Derek Burrows and historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad.


May 30, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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