We are thrilled to announce a premiere event coming up on November 17th at Georgetown University in partnership with Georgetown's Prisons and Justice Initiative and its Film and Media Studies Program.
We are excited to announce that the Math Educators of Solano County, along with Solano Community College and UC Davis Caltech Math and Science Teachers program, will be hosting a screening of our short film Code Oakland on January 28, 2016 at the Vallejo Center of Solano Community College!
Kalimah Priforce, founder of Qeyno Labs and featured in the film, will do a Q&A after the screening.
If you are interested in hosting a Code Oakland screening to engage your community in a discussion about diversity in the tech industry, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of the highlights from the TEACHED film series in 2015 include:
An Interview with DeRay Mckesson
New Team Members
The Atlantic's Race & Justice Summit
Sharing the Code of Oakland
Introducing the Future of Tech
I was invited to write a Director's Statement about Code Oakland for a film festival submission, so I thought I'd share it here:
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We are honored that our latest short film Code Oakland (the first to be released for TEACHED Vol. II) will be playing this weekend at the San Francisco Black Film Festival. Check out our beautiful film page on the SFBFF site HERE. Producer/Director Kelly Amis will join other filmmakers for a Q&A after the screening.
For tickets, go HERE.
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