More Than A Month

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Join us for an interactive screening of More Than A Month - a film that explores the phenomenon of Black History Month.

"Filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman sets off on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. His tongue-in-cheek journey explores the complexity and contradictions of relegating an entire group’s history to one month in a so-called “post-racial” America."

Video Description

More Than a Month

Filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman sets off on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. His thoughtful, humorous journey explores the complexity and contradictions of relegating an entire group's history to one month in a so-called 'post-racial' America.

Duration: 56min 10sec

Moderator

  • Hilary Hess

    Web and Social Media Specialist at Vermont Public Television. Avid observer of culture and art.

Panelists

  • Leon Walls

    Leon Walls, PhD, is an assistant professor of elementary science education in the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont. For the past four years he has taught inquiry-based science methods to preservice teachers at the undergraduate level. He is lead author of the book chapter Race, culture, gender, and nature of science in elementary settings in the Cultural Studies of Science Education series and author of the research study Third grade African American students’ views of the nature of science published in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching.

  • Chuck Pizer

    Community Engagement Director at Vermont Public Television

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