Freedom Summer Film Series | Eyes of the Rainbow
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July 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us at The People’s Forum for our Freedom Summer Film Series!
As we begin the reopening of our space, every Friday evening in June we will show a film in our screening room.
This is a free, educational program, however, in order to maintain a safe capacity level, we ask that you leave a $6 deposit to reserve your participation. You will be refunded your deposit upon arrival or if you cancel. Please have your confirmation email ready when you arrive.
Freedom Summer Films is a series that aims to explore the humanity and the creativity of the many struggles against imperialism, colonialism, capitalism at home and abroad, and we hope to leave inspired for a future of liberation through community and love. We know that cultural expression is one of the most powerful forms of political education, and we hope you join us for these collective viewings!
FREEDOM SUMMER FILM SERIES | EYES OF THE RAINBOW (1997)
About “EYES OF THE RAINBOW”
The film is a documentary about Assata Shakur, consisting primarily of a personal interview with Assata herself on the day her mother died as she recounts her experience as a political prisoner in the United States. She reflects on the abuses she suffered as an inmate and the night she escaped from the correctional facility. Shakur talks about her life in Cuba, the influence of her grandmother as well as Afro-Cuban ancestry as a result of the African Diaspora.
Year: 1997 | Director: Gloria Rolando | Duration: 47 min