The Social and Environmental Action Committee (SEAC) will continue its ongoing film series “Looking Inward at White Power and Privilege” with a screening of the acclaimed 2018 film”BlackKkKlansman,” directed by Spike Lee and starring John David Washington and Adam Driver. The film will begin at noon, preceded by a chili lunch at 11:30, and will be followed by discussion.
There is no charge for either the film or the lunch.
“BlackKkKlansman” portrays the true story of Ron Stallworth, a black police officer who in the 1970s successfully infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan. Writing in “TheObserver,” critic Oliver Jones described this film as “a…kaleidescopic study of cultural and institutional racism in America.” The online movie review site Rotten Tomatoes, which gave the film a 95% positive rating, observes that “‘Black KKKlansman’ uses history to offer bitingly trenchant commentary on current events — and brings out some of Spike Lee’s hardest-hitting work in decades.”
Like other films in this series, this work includes some challenging content that is not appropriate for children. Child care is available upon request. Call Karen Tyler at 413-824-8960 to arrange childcare, or with other questions.