Discussion with director dream hampton, Detroit activist Emani Love, and Professor Aishah Shahidah Simmons about film and using the medium of film as a tool to create change and challenge systems of power and oppression.
Director dream hampton is a writer, award winning filmmaker, and organizer.
hampton has written about music, culture and politics since 1990.
hampton is currently the 2015 Visiting Artist at Stanford University's Institute for Diversity in the Arts where she teaches "From Moments to Movements" a course on 21st century activism, new media and new narratives.
Emani Love is a Detroit-based trans*justice activist, community organizer, and outreach worker at Ruth Ellis Center, an organization for LGBTQ youth. Emani is an advocate for youth who experience prejudice and discrimination based on non-binary genders and/or attractional orientations.
Aishah Shahidah Simmons is an award-winning African-American feminist lesbian independent documentary filmmaker, television and radio producer, published writer, international lecturer, and activist based in Philadelphia, PA, and the 2016 Sterling Brown Fellow at Williams College.
This film is part of a 2-day event around abolishing the PIC.
Sponsored by: The Davis Center, The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, The Dively Committee, Africana Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, Gaudino Fund, Queer Student Union, Feminist Collective
Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7:00pm
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