Film Screening of The Eastsiders: A Celebration


The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research present a film which depicts an introductory celebration of the generation of African Americans who grew up in the Central Avenue corridor of the eastside of Los Angeles from the 1920s to 1965.


Thursday, February 12, 2009
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Young Research Library
Library Presentation Room
Room # 11348
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The film screening of The Eastsiders: A Celebration will be followed by a Q&A immediately after the film with Executive Producer William C. Beverly.

The event is free and open to the public, but PLEASE RSVP to 310-825-4932 by Friday, February 6, 2009.
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Other scheduled Bunche Center events (subject to change):

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
12 Noon – 2 PM
Young Research Library - Library Presentation Room (Room # 11348)
Film Screening and Discussion – Leimert Park: The Story of a Village in South Central Los Angeles
Co-sponsored with the UCLA Library’s Center for Oral History Research, the Afrikan Student Union at UCLA, and the UCLA Black Staff and Faculty Association.

*There will be a Q&A immediately following with Producer/Director Jeannette Lindsay and Director of Photography Zan Zetina.  PLEASE RSVP to 310-825-4932 by Friday, February 6, 2009.
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Thursday, February 19, 2009
12 Noon – 1 PM
Haines Hall 135
Bunche Center Authors’ Series: Freshwater Road
Denise Nicholas
Actress / Author
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Wednesday, February 25, 2009
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
UCLA James Bridges Theater, Meltnitz Hall
Film Screening and Discussion – Black On Black
Co-sponsored with the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s Research and Study Center

In celebration of Black History Month these sponsors present a special screening of Los Angeles station KNXT's groundbreaking television documentary, Black on Black.  First broadcast during the tension-filled summer of 1968, Black on Black gave African-American residents of South Central Los Angeles a chance to speak for themselves, without narrator, host, reporter, script or commercial interruption.  Winner of numerous awards, including an Emmy and the first NAACP Image Award.

Screening introduced by Dan Einstein, Television Archivist.  A panel discussion with Black on Black Producer Joe Saltzman and Executive Producer Dan Gingold, moderated by Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center, will follow the screening.
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Thursday, February 26, 2009
12 Noon – 1 PM
Haines Hall 135
Bunche Center Authors’ Series: Race Law Stories
Dr. Devon Carbado
Professor, School of Law, UCLA

Special Instructions

For directions, campus map, and transportation options to UCLA, visit www.ucla.edu/map.


Cost : The event is free and open to the public, but PLEASE RSVP to 310-825-4932 by Friday, February 6, 2009. Pay-by-space and all-day ($9) parking available.

For more information please contant:

Ralph J. BuncheCenter for African American Studies

Tel: 310-825-7403 or 310-206-8267

www.bunchecenter.ucla.edu


Sponsor(s): , Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research, Eighth & Wall Incorporated, the Afrikan Student Union at UCLA, and the UCLA Black Staff & Faculty Association. Information about non-ASC events is forwarded for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.