september, 2019

thu19sep5:30 pm7:30 pmON THE BRINK: A Film About Gentrification5:30 pm - 7:30 pm A C Bilbrew LibraryAudience:Adults,TeensCategories:African American Resource Center,Film,History,Resource Center


(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


A C Bilbrew Library

150 E El Segundo Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90061

Event Details

On The Brink tells the story of a once-thriving African American community in Seattle’s Central District now on the brink of vanishing due to change that is tearing apart the social fabric of their neighborhood. The film tells a universal story of a struggle to hold on to a sense of community in the face of change, and finding hope in a time of despair. Following the film, there will be a panel discussion about lessons from gentrification in Seattle that can be applied in shaping the future of Los Angeles. The panel will include Makeda Easter, L A Times Arts & Culture Journalist. With opening remarks from the film’s producer, Jeff Shulman.

See the trailer at www.onthebrinkmovie.com

Doors open at 5:30

For adults and teens ages 13 and up.

Photo by Steven Fong.

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