Film / Video
Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY, The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

Date/Time
January 13 (Monday)7:00 pm (doors open 6:15)
Location
The Garden House 2336 15th Ave. S., Seattle 98144 (Beacon Hill)
Sponsored by
Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies


Documentary tracing the life and activism of Grace Lee Boggs, primarily in Chicago. Entertaining and inspiring example of life-long activism.

full description & details:

A documentary about Detroit philosopher/activist Grace Lee Boggs whose life and work has encompassed the major U.S. social movements of the past century: radical labor, civil rights, Black Power, feminism, Asian American, environmental justice, and beyond. More than just a biography, the film explores how this daughter of Chinese immigrants born in 1915 could evolve both as a revolutionary philosopher and a movement activist during a century rife with social and political upheaval. Grace Boggs continued to be active until she died at 100.
Directed by Grace Lee and released in 2013, the film has won many awards including the Best Documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival, Audience Awards at Woodstock Film Festival, and Seattle Asian American Film Festival and many others.
Guests will include local activists sharing their personal stories.


Website for more info:
http://www.beacon-arts.org
Contact Person:
Christina Olson
Contact Ph. Number:
206 762 1026

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