Join us for our Frame x Frame Film Club panel discussion about Whose Streets? in partnership with Richland Library.
Film Discussion: December 16, 2020, at 6 PM EST
Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions, and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy. Empowered parents, artists, and teachers from around the country come together as freedom fighters. (source)
Note: This film contains adult themes and the use of strong language, and may not be suitable for minors.
Director: Sabaah Folayan, Damon Davis
Runtime: 1 hr 42 mins
About Crush Rush
Marion “Crush” Rush is a native of Columbia, South Carolina. He is a full-time self-employed photographer who also enjoys chronicling the world of political and civil unrest as it unfolds in real time through his photojournalism.
Crush Rush is an African American artist who is constantly striving to uplift his community through arts education and fact driven dialogue. He values community connectivity, helping others create, learn and share, and looks forward to working with the library to facilitate real dialogue and affect change among artists in need during these unprecedented times.
During his Richland Library residency, his main focus will be on helping artists during this time of unrest by hosting virtual artist meet-ups, listening to local artists affected by the pandemic and creating a dialogue around issues of racial equity in the local art scene. He will also offer monthly programming and create an online exhibition of his work.