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Saturday, September 24 • 6:30pm - 9:00pm
From Flagpoles to City Streets: Making Movements to Protest Injustice. Films Featured: Climb to Justice (14), Million Mask Movement (20), Walking the Walk (33), From Selma to Stonewall: Are We There Yet? (61)

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Climb to Justice (14)
World Premiere. Filmed & Produced in the United States 
This is the behind-the-scenes story of the events leading up to the act of civil disobedience that removed the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State Capitol on June 27, 2015.

Million Mask Movement (20)
World Premiere. Filmed & Produced in the United States.
Million mask movement takes a closer look at infamous hacker group Anonymous. But They are not hacktivist but activist. The participate in marches, in demonstrations, and organize clothing drives to help the community. Meet the Anonymous activist who organize events year round. Meet the man who created the Million Man Mask movement that has take the world by storm. They are Legion, They are Anonymous! 

Walking the Walk (33)
Filmed & Produced in India. 
Walking the Walk follows the participants of Hyderabad, India's queer pride march in February 2015 that was organized in protest of the brutal murder of a trans woman named Pravallika. The walk draws inspiration from the most recently successful social movement which led to formation of a brand new state in India, Telangana. This film demonstrates how a collective of activists do more than talk the talk; they set into motion a political movement that celebrates small successes, demands resources for working-class transgender people, stands up to police violence, and allows the community to grieve for lost loved ones.

From Selma to Stonewall: Are We There Yet? (61)
Midwest Premiere. Filmed & Produced in the United States.
A black, straight preacher and a white, lesbian activist form an unusual bond as they seek to find the intersection between the Black Civil Rights and the LGBTQ Equality movements of today. 

Saturday September 24, 2016 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Showplace Icon Theaters 150 W. Roosevelt, Chicago, IL 60608

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