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Film: Let the Fire Burn

Northampton Committee to Stop War 2nd and 4th Wednesdays film series. Free and accessible. Discussion follows.

Let the Fire Burn is a 2013 documentary film about one of the most tumultuous but largely forgotten clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, the events leading up to and surrounding a 1985 stand-off between the black liberation group MOVE and the Philadelphia Police Department.  It comes to life through archived  actual news coverage and interviews. 
This film shows that tensions between citizens--especially African-Americans--and police are far from new.  Members of local citizen groups will take part in the post-film discussions about efforts for oversight over police treatment of citizens

Date:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time:
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Community Room
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