Grrrl Justice Film

October 8, 2020
6:00pm Eastern Time
 10/08/2020 06:00:00 pm10/08/2020 07:00:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkGrrrl Justice FilmThank you for joining us for today's screening of GRRRL Justice. We are excited to share this incredible film with you. Please stay tuned afterwards for details on how to access additional resources to organize your own community screening events. https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/sn4nuShontina Vernonshontina@visionaryjusticestorylab.orgfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Thank you for joining us for today's screening of GRRRL Justice. We are excited to share this incredible film with you. Please stay tuned afterwards for details on how to access additional resources to organize your own community screening events.

Video Description

GRRRL JUSTICE

A short narrative film by writer/director, Shontina Vernon, and produced by Kirby Grey. Grrrl Justice explores the pathways of girls and gender non-conforming youth of color into the juvenile justice system. The three protagonists centered in this triptych refuse to accept current circumstances as the final word on their lives. Navigating a world of invisibility, each girl must come to terms with what it means to be seen. In the end, it's their story to tell. Run time 16:09.

0hr : 45 minutes

Moderator

  • Shontina Vernon

    Shontina is a dynamic multi disciplinary artist and filmmaker using story to explore black cultural histories and subjectivity, intergenerational legacies around trauma and healing, and queer identity. Her work experiments to disrupt narratives of erasure and to investigate the intersections of race, gender, and class. She has served as an advisor for the Arthouse Convergence and Alliance for Action, working to advance racial justice in film. She is a Creative Capital Award recipient, a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation “Artist as Activist” Fellow, and a Conductive Garboil Awardee for challenging the limits of creative discourse beyond accepted limits to engage audiences outside of the aesthetic industrial complex.

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