Free Film Screening: A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas) Film & Theater
- George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center
- 1165 Angelina St.
- Austin, TX 78702
- June 8, 2018
- Phone: (512) 974-4926
- Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
- Price: FREE
That's My Face is a young adult film series.
June's film is "A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)" (2018) Directed By Anne Lewis.
In 1938, Emma Tenayuca led 10,000 pecan shellers' in a massive strike. In 1987, black women led a march of 3,000 through the streets of Nacogdoches. Experimental and contemporary, the film ends with the removal of the Jefferson Davis statue at UT-Austin.
More information about the film: https://www.austinfilm.org/sponsored/a-strike-and-an-uprising/