Friday, November 15, 2013

Screening of "Pariah"

The Excellence and Equity Series and Oxy Cinematheque presents Pariah (2011) by Dee Rees.

Info

  • Location: Choi Auditorium (formerly Johnson 200)
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Sponsor: Core Program

Screening followed by a panel discussion with Professor James Ford (Oxy), Professor Shante Smalls (U of New Mexico), and Professor Uri McMillan (UCLA).

Pariah tells the story of seventeen-year-old African-American girl Alike exploring and coming to terms with her sexual identity. Only comfortable to express her true sexual identity with her friends, Alike learns to embrace her identity to come out to her family.

 

Sponsored by: CORE, Intercultural Community Center, ECLS, Writing and Rhetoric, and Education.