U-M hosts screening of ‘Class Divide’ documentary
DATE: Noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
EVENT: The Institute for Social Research and LSA Screen Arts & Cultures invite the community for a viewing and discussion of “Class Divide,” and a conversation with Hyisheem Calier and Yasemin Smallens, who play central roles in the film.
The discussion will be facilitated by author and journalist Peter Moskowitz, who wrote “How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood.” “Class Divide” chronicles Calier’s and Smallens’ experiences with gentrification in the West Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.
The documentary will be screened noon-1:15 p.m., followed by a discussion with central figures from the film. Moskowitz will sign books at 2 p.m.
PLACE: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
SPONSOR: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
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