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Durham County Library Hosts Discussion on Mass Incarceration

Durham County Library will host a discussion of the documentary Slavery by Another Name, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The program will feature Dr. Charles Campbell, Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School; Daryl Atkinson, Attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ); and Kimberly Brown, a re-entry activist.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film on Black Mountain College

Durham County Library hosts filmmaker Cathryn Davis Zommer for a screening of Fully Awake: Black Mountain College, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film Screening on End-of-Life Decisions

Durham County Library will host the first program in a two-part series on end-of-life issues with a screening of the documentary Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. A discussion will follow the film with Betsy Barton, Clinical Research Coordinator at Duke University Health System; Sandi Gray-Terry, Northern Piedmont Community Care; and Nikki Webb, Duke HomeCare and Hospice.

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Durham County Library Screens Bending Sticks

Join filmmakers Kenny Dalsheimer and Penelope Maunsell for a showing of the award-winning film Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Women’s History Film Makers

Durham County Library will screen excerpts from the acclaimed PBS film, Makers: Women Who Made America, at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 3, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Director for Film Screening

Durham County Library will host Rebecca Cerese, producer, writer and director, for a screening of her film, Landscape of the Heart: The Elizabeth Spencer Story, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 11 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film Screening and Discussion on Gentrification

Durham County Library will host a screening of My Brooklyn: The Real Story Behind the Gentrification of America’s Hippest City at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17 at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. The event will conclude with a discussion of Brooklyn’s similarities to Durham.

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Durham County Library Presents Film The Cardboard Bernini

Durham County Library will host filmmaker Olympia Stone for a screening of her award-winning film The Cardboard Bernini at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The film chronicles the life and work of artist James Grashow, sculptor, woodcut and mixed media artist.

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Durham County Library Presents Film, American Teacher, Collects School Supplies

Durham County Library will host a film showing of American Teacher at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, at Rogers-Herr Middle School, 911 W. Cornwallis Road. The library will collect donations of school supplies at the showing to benefit Crayons2Calculators, a Durham nonprofit that serves students by providing free supplies to schoolroom teachers.

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Durham County Library & Program in the Humanities at UNC-CH Present Neo-Slavery Film and Discussion

Durham County Library will host a film showing of Slavery by Another Name at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 4, at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
The film chronicles the little-known story of a form of involuntary servitude that emerged after Reconstruction in the South and lasted for over 80 years.

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