Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Ashes to Ashes
Please join Connecting the Dots and other community organizations for a special screening of the extraordinary short film "Ashes to Ashes." A panel discussion will follow, featuring the the key players in the making of the film.
Join Connecting-the-Dots AACO on Friday, October 16 from 7pm to 9pm as we watch and discuss this powerful short documentary, Ashes to Ashes. This is a free virtual event.
Synopsis: Winfred Rembert, a survivor of an attempted lynching in 1967, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine.
Panelists include Mr. Winfred Rembert; Dr. Shirley Jackson Whitaker, the film's producer; Ms. Tina Johnson and; Ms. Taylor Rees, the film's director. The discussion will be moderated by Allie the Conversation Starter.