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Movie Night at the Visual Collections Repository | Feb 23rd, 5-7pm, Concordia University

1515 Ste. Catherine St. West
Visual Collections Repository (VCR), Room EV. 3.703
Montreal QC H3G 2W1


The Visual Collections Repository (VCR) at Concordia University is organizing a screening event on February 23rd from 5-7 pm EST. The two films being shown are I am Somebody by Madeline Anderson and an excerpt from Public Channel's Attica Interviews. This screening is organized by Archive/Counter-Archive and supported by the VCR film collection.

Film Programme

𝗜 𝗔𝗺 𝗦𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗯𝗼𝗱𝘆
by Madeline Anderson
"In 1969, 400 poorly paid black women working in a hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, went on strike to demand union recognition and a wage increase, only to find themselves confronting the National Guard and the state government." (IMDb.com)

𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗮 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄𝘀
Portable Channel
Portable Channel, a community documentary group in Rochester, New York, interviewed Sinclair Scott, a member of the negotiating team that went into Attica when the prisoners' rebelled at the federal prison in September 1971. This is only an excerpt from the interview.