CANCELED DUE TO COVID 19- BreakThroughs: The Tulane Public Health and Social Justice Film Festival
DATE / TIME
Apr 03, 2020 - Apr 05, 2020
This is event will be rescheduled for Fall 2020- date TBD. BreakThroughs: The Tulane Public Health and Social Justice Film Festival explores issues at the intersection of these two topics. Issues like gun violence, reproductive health and rights, racial health disparities, mental health, infectious diseases, and more. The festival will showcase differing points of view and diverse voices. The festival will feature a screening of Shareable's “The Response: How Puerto Ricans Are Restoring Power to the People,” which explores the mutual aid centers, or Centros de Apoyo Mutuo, that sprung up across the island after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017. During the festival, in the adjacent Diboll Gallery, visitors will have the unique opportunity to view “The American Dream Denied,” a moving gallery exhibition organized by the Critical Visualization and Media Lab at Tulane University. The exhibition explores the plight of the New Orleans residents of Gordon Plaza and their efforts to relocate.