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CCC Celebrating February as Black History Month with Film Screenings

 

Camden County College will mark Black History Month by showing powerful film documentaries in off-campus and on-campus screenings scheduled throughout February.

Five of the six showings are part of the “Created Equal” film series being sponsored by the Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Camden County College as part of the Bridging Cultures initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities produced in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The sixth showing is being offered by the Commission in partnership with the Foundation for Military Families.

Moderated discussions are planned after all five of the “Created Equal” screenings. Admission to all six showings is free and open to the public.

Scheduled off campus are:

● “Slavery by Another Name,” 7 p.m. Feb. 7, “Created Equal” series, Camden County Historical Society, 1900 Park Blvd., Camden.

● “Inside Buffalo,” 3 p.m. Feb. 9, IDEA Performing Arts Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden.

Scheduled on campus are:

● “The Abolitionists,” 2 p.m. Feb. 12, “Created Equal” series, Camden Conference Center, Camden Technology Center, Camden City Campus, 601 Cooper St., Camden.

● “Freedom Riders,” 6 p.m. Feb. 12, “Created Equal” series, Camden Conference Center, Camden Technology Center, Camden City Campus, 601 Cooper St., Camden.

● “The Loving Story,” 2 p.m. Feb. 21, “Created Equal” series, Danch CIM Center, Blackwood Campus, College Drive and Peter Cheeseman Road, Gloucester Township.

● “Slavery by Another Name,” 6 p.m., Feb. 21, “Created Equal” series, Danch CIM Center, Blackwood Campus, College Drive and Peter Cheeseman Road, Gloucester Township.

To reserve seats, contact (856) 227-7200, ext. 4063, or culture@camdencc.edu.


Published: February 06, 2014