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Afro Prairie Film Festival Presents: What You Gonna Do When the World’s On Fire?

Thu, May 16 / 7 pm
Directed by Roberto Minervini
2018, Italy/USA/France, 123 min

$10 ALL ADMISSIONS. NO PASSES.

The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of young African American men sent shockwaves throughout the country. A meditation on the state of race in America, this film is an intimate portrait of the lives of those who struggle for justice, dignity, and survival in a country which is not on their side.

Presented in partnership with the Afro Prairie Film Festival. 

Reviews

Roberto Minervini’s documentary vibrates with energy in step with daily battles of different but all-impressive personalities.
– Slate.com
A stirring, committed portrait of Black lives at a crossroads in the American south.
– Screen Daily
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