Film Screening of '500 Years Later'
An epic documentary, infused with the spirit and music of liberation, explores the collective atrocities that uprooted Africans from their culture and homeland 500 years ago and chronicles the struggle of Black people who continue to fight for freedom.
Wednesday, May 18, 20055:30 PM - 8:30 PM
A 18 Haines Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Winner of the Pan African Film Festival Award for Best Documentary - 500 Years Later (2005/US/UK/Documentary/130 min)
Dir: Owen 'Alik Shahadah, Screenplay: M K Asante, Jr.
Filmed on five continents, and over 20 countries, 500 Years Later engages the authentic retrospective voice, told from the vantage-point of those whom history has sought to silence by examining the collective atrocities that uprooted Africans from their culture and homeland.
500 Years Later is a timeless, compelling journey, infused with the spirit and music of liberation that chronicles the struggle of a people who have fought and continue to fight for the most essential human right -- freedom.
Enter UCLA campus at Hilgard Avenue and Westholme.
Cost : Free and open to the public; parking is available for $7 in lot 2.
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Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, African Student Union, and Bunche Center for African American Studies.