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Films For Action ATX Presents: BLACK OUT
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 7pm to 9pm
North Austin YMCA | YMCA of Austin - 1000 W Rundberg Ln Austin, TX · Cost: Free
Jun 1, 2015

Films For Action - Austin, Texas Chapter started in Early February to help promote change within Austin through film, art, and action. The organization is hosting it's FIRST ever event in partnership with the UT National Association of Black Journalists! https://www.facebook.com/events/1602306560009136/

The event is a film created and directed by the NABJ title "BLACK OUT: A documentary about gentrification in Austin". BLACK OUT takes viewers through East Austin to show the ways that gentrification has changed the city, the film features decorated scholars, college students, and local community members.

After the showing of BLACK OUT, F4A will host a panel and open the floor for questions from the audience. This is an event you will NOT want to miss! 

Featured Pay Per View Films
The Staging Post: Courageous People Never Give Up! (2017)
61 min The Staging Post follows two Afghan Hazara refugees, Muzafar and Khadim. Stuck in Indonesia after Australia 'stopped the boats' and facing many years in limbo, they built a community and started the school which inspired a refugee education revolution. A real-life...
Within Reach (2013)
87 min Within Reach explores one couple's pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars, and traditional houses to 'bike-pack' 6500 miles around the USA seeking sustainable community. Rather than looking in a traditional neighborhood, they...
Fall and Winter (2013)
102 min This stunning film takes you on a hypnotic journey, reaching to the past to understand the origins of the catastrophic environmental transitions we now face. Over two years, director Matt Anderson traveled 16,000 miles to document firsthand our modern industrial world and the...
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Films For Action ATX Presents: BLACK OUT