Join Vigilant Love, White People for Black Lives (WP4BL), and 18 Million Rising for an exclusive screening of “Fifteen Years Later" followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker, cast members and local activists. This gripping short film explores the lived realities of those impacted by bias and violence in a post-9/11 era. The event will include a discussion on local Islamophobic policies and the role of allies in building solidarity with those on the frontlines. This screening will be in honor of the worldwide online release of the film on the Vigilant Love website!
Panelists: Manish Dayal
, Matt McGorry
, Dahlia Ferlito, Tanzila Ahmed
About the Film:
Sam and Jason, two young men who have absorbed the psychological effects of post-9/11 America in ways they may not fully understand, find their buried issues and resentments bubbling to the surface when their lives intersect during a police traffic stop. Starring Manish Dayal
, Matt McGorry
, Tracy Mulholland
, and Rachel Brosnahan
About the Organizations:
creates spaces for connection and grassroots movement to ensure the safety and justice of communities impacted by Islamophobia and violence in the greater Los Angeles Area.
White People 4 Black Lives / SURJ Affiliate Los Angeles
is a white anti-racist collective and activist project.
18 Million Rising
brings Asian American communities together online and offline to reimagine Asian American identity with nuance, specificity, and power.
*Light refreshments at a pre-screening reception will be served!
Tickets online are $15! No tickets will be sold at the door.
All ticket sales and donations made at the event support the important work of Vigilant Love
6:30pm Registration & Reception
8:45pm Solidarity in LA
9:15pm Program End
We have a strict stop time of 10pm for the event and ask that folks move quickly from the screening room after the program closes.
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