LAST DISINTEGRATED SCHOOL
Performing Arts | Film
Date: February 15, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
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Thirsty Nomad Brewing
4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd A
Contact: Mia Davis
Queen City Cinephiles Independent Film Screening Black History Month
Last Disintegrated School will be screened at the Queen City Cinephiles Film Festival in Charlotte NC February 15, 2019, at Thirsty Nomad Brewing, 4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd A, Charlotte North Carolina at 7:00 p.m. There will be a Skype Q & A with the filmmaker, Alice Crowe.
Last Disintegrated School tells the untold story of the day Thurgood Marshall came to a segregated mountain community called Hillburn in upstate New York. Marshall, an NAACP lawyer at the time, assisted Hillburn’s striking parents in breaking down racial segregation at Brook School, the last school to be integrated in New York in 1943.
Last Disintegrated School is written by Alice Crowe and directed by Alicia Crowe, identical twins, first time filmmakers and attorneys. The film is narrated by Chuck D, leader of legendary hip-hop groupn Public Enemy, rapper and Hall of Fame music artist. Music is composed by Sam Waymon, award winning music composer and brother of music icon Nina Simone.
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