Please join us for a sneak preview of the Throwaways documentary and a discussion with the filmmakers (Ira McKinley and Bhawin Suchak) and local panelists involved in the Rochester community. Have a chance to connect with groups that are working for social justice in our city during the Community Fair!
WHERE: Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 Fitzhugh St. N
WHEN: Friday, Nov 15th, 4:30pm
COST: Suggested Donation of $10
The Throwaways is the story of homeless filmmaker and ex-felon, Ira McKinley, documenting his struggle to bring positive changes to his community in inner-city Albany, NY. As he strives to get his voice heard and capture the stories of people living on the margins, McKinley confronts the unavoidable stories of his past and battles against the stigma of being formerly incarcerated. Guided by this personal narrative of survival, The Throwaways is a timely and provocative look at the impact of mass incarceration and police brutality on black males in America. More than a simple illumination of marginalized people at their weakest moments; this film is a call to action, a story of directly engaging in the fight for justice.
You don’t want to miss this film!
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