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Guerrilla History Film Forum: Wonderous Oblivion

Sunday, July 24, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
Room: The Screening Room
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Queen's Global Summer presents The Guerrilla History Film Forum: Struggles for Equality

The struggle for equality and freedom has taken many forms globally. One crucial component of this history has been resistance to colonial violence and the legacies of racism. The films in the series engage these histories, make vivid the experiences of colonialism and the complexities of liberation struggle.  These films invite a conversation about the present path toward a future of global equality. The series will culminate with a forum for discussion of the movies with both film studies and history scholars and will air on YouTube and the Guerrilla History podcast: Learn from the films and join the discussion!

Film #1: Wonderous Oblivion (2003)

Director: Paul Morrison

Description: Eleven-year-old David Wiseman is mad about cricket but no good at it. He has the entire kit but none of the skill. So when a Jamaican family moves in next door and builds a cricket net in the back garden, David is in seventh heaven. (from IMDB) 

Please register in advance for your free ticket! 

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