Title: Filmmaker Screening and Conversation: DETROIT 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route
Location: Red Bay Coffee, 3098 East 10th Street, Oakland
Description: On Thursday, June 20 at Red Bay Coffee, 3098 East 10th Street in Oakland CA, 7-10 pm, MATATU’s Oakland Reconstructed series continues with a filmmaker screening and conversation. DETROIT 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route examines the rise, demise, and contested resurgence of the City of Detroit through the lens of African American mail carrier, Wendell Watkins, and the committed community he faithfully served for thirty years.
Filmmaker Pamela Sporn, and Victoria Sawicki and Walter Riley of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute speak after the screening which benefits the work of MCLI. Often called a “Civil Liberties Church,” the institute is a center for peace law, an organizer for the right to education, an information clearinghouse on social change, an advocate of government accountability, a training center, and repository of history. Get tickets HERE.
Start Time: 19:00