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Public Scholars Project
From Revolution to Solutions: Informed Cinema & Conversation about Newark
April 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM | Maplewood, NJ | Maplewood Memorial 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
Maplewood Memorial Library
51 Baker St