Public Scholars Project

From Revolution to Solutions: Informed Cinema & Conversation about Newark

February 21, 2019 at 6:30 PM | West Caldwell, NJ | West Caldwell Public Library
Newark, the largest city in New Jersey, has a complex and rich history. Clips from three acclaimed, award-winning documentaries by filmmakers Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno – Revolution ’67 (explores the 1967 Newark Riots/Rebellion), The Rule (examines urban school reform using the model of St. Benedict’s Prep), and Rust (investigates solutions to intergenerational poverty including prisoner reentry) – will allow a look at the past, present, and future of Newark. Participants will be able to learn about and discuss the opportunities and challenges of urban environments by examining Newark as a microcosm.

Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno
West Caldwell Public Library
30 Clinton Rd
West Caldwell, NJ