Free Film Screening: A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)
Fri June 8 @ 6:30 pm | 8:30 pm| 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.