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MVAC hosts Indie Lens Pop-Up

The Magic Valley Arts Council, Idaho Humanities Council and Independent Television Service host Indie Lens Pop-Up Free Film Screening of Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities on Wednesday, February 7 at the Twin Falls Center for the Arts’ Sligar Auditorium, 195 River Vista Pl.

We offer a FREE slice of pizza for film viewers at 6 pm. Each additional slice is $1. Film is shown at 6:30 pm.

The film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. Revealing the rich history of HBCUs, the film features the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights.

A post-film discussion will be moderated by Dr. Russ Tremayne, Associate Professor of History at the College of Southern Idaho.

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a nation-wide documentary film series offering groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiatives featuring screenings of films from the Emmy award-winning PBS television series Independent Lens. Sponsored by Independent Television Service, Idaho Humanities Council and Magic Valley Arts Council, the films explore the human experience and timely subject matter, allowing viewers to engage in post-screening, moderated dialog.
For more information visit www.magicvalleyartscouncil.org or call 734-ARTS (2787).

The Magic Valley Arts Council is the official arts agency of the City of Twin Falls as designated in 1994 by the Twin Falls City Council. The Arts Council?s mission is to foster and promote experiences in the arts for all people in the Greater Twin Falls area. The Arts Council is an association of arts organizations, individuals, educational institutions and businesses.
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