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May

Documentary Screening: SAIGU REMEMBERED:  KOREAN AMERICA & THE MANY FACES OF THE 1992 LA RIOTS

LOS ANGELES-- Saigu Remembered examines the Korean American experience, from immigration to the explosive events of April 29, 1992, and ultimately reflects the multiple impacts, meanings and legacies of the L.A. Riots. Q&A to follow.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Korean Education Center- 680 Wilshire Place, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90005

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May

FILM SCREENING and Q&A: REAL BOY

SAN RAFAEL-- REAL BOY is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th St San Rafael, CA

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May

Film Screening and Q&A: REAL BOY

SAN FRANCISCO-- Featuring a panel discussion with the filmmaker Shaleece Haas, and live musical performances from film protagonists Bennett and Joe Stevens.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, 2665 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

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May

Film Screening: TROPICALIA at Love City Picture Show

SAN FRANCISCO-- Tropicália (Marcelo Machado, 2012, 87 minutes): In the late 1960s Brazil, the avant-garde arts movement, Tropicália emerged as a refreshing expression of youth culture in the midst of a conservative and repressive military dictatorship.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the Africa Diaspora (MoAD), 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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May

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: Summer of Love or Vietnam Summer?

SAN FRANCISCO-- Calvin Welch (author, activist, and USF Faculty), original Digger Judy Goldhaft, Mat Callahan (author), and Pam Brennan (Haight Ashbury Flower Power Walking Tours) discuss whether peace & love or the anti-war movement had more of a hand in defining the music, art, & politics of the Summer of Love.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110, wheelchair accessible.

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Jun

WEBINAR for HUMANITIES FOR ALL Quick GRANT APPLICATION

Join us for an informational session webinar about the upcoming Humanities for All Quick Grants application deadline June 28, 2017.

Region: Statewide

Location:

Online

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Jun

FILM SCREENING: THE FORCE at MENDOCINO FILM FESTIVAL

FORT BRAGG-- THE FORCE presents a cinema verité look at the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising post-Ferguson, and an explosive scandal.

Region: Far North

Location:

Coast Cinemas, 135 S Franklin St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437

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Jun

Screening of TRIBAL JUSTICE at Mendocino Film Festival

MENDOCINO-- Documentary Film TRIBAL JUSTICE will screen at the Mendocino Film Festival, followed by a Q+A with Director Anne Makepeace and Yurok Chief Judge Abby Abinanti

Region: Far North

Location:

45096 Cahto Street, Mendocino, CA 95460 (corner of Ford & Cahto)

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Jun

GRANTSEEKER WORKSHOP IN HANFORD

HANFORD-- California Humanities will conduct a free information session about funding opportunities for humanities programming.

Region: Central Valley

Location:

Hanford Carnegie Museum at 109 E. 8th Street Hanford, CA 93230

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Jun

Film Screening: CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY

SAN FRANCISCO-- For many, the late 1960s was about exploring spiritual consciousness and breaking down boundaries. John Coltrane was someone whose work exemplified these goals.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the Africa Diaspora (MoAD), 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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Jun

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: Kent Minault’s “Diggerly-Do’s”

SAN FRANCISCO-- Kent Minault illustrates a narrative of the explosive first six months of the San Francisco Diggers, chronicling a turning point in SF and the transformation of a youth into a lifelong activist (accompanied by photos by Chuck Gould, and music by Peter Coyote.)

Region: Bay Area

Location:

The Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics, 518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110, wheelchair accessible.

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Jun

Roundtable: Between Sighs and Whispers: The Work of Juan Rulfo

LOS ANGELES-- Discover the literary legacy of Juan Rulfo’s, one of Mexico’s most prominent writers, and enjoy Eva Malhotra’s pictorial interpretation of Rulfo’s work through paintings that evoke his characters, landscapes, and stories.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Jun

Opening Night Reception: The Welcome Home Project

HAYWARD-- Nationally acclaimed photographer Ruth Morgan and author Micky Duxbury will be present. Participants in THE WELCOME HOME PROJECT will speak at 6:15 PM.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

John O’Lague Galleria in Hayward City Hall, 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541

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Jun

Screening of Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race at Grand Performances

Narrated by Alfre Woodard, this story of a sharecropper’s son explores realities of race, diversity and coalition building while sharing the power of an election that made a difference.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Grand Performances, Two California Plaza, 350 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

 

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Jun

MIXED REMIXED FESTIVAL

LOS ANGELES-- A free public event, the Festival brings together film and book lovers, innovative and emerging artists, and multiracial and multicultural families and individuals for workshops, readings, performances, and film screenings.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown Los Angeles, 514 S. Spring Street Los Angeles, CA

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Jun

FILM SCREENING AND COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: REAL BOY

BERKELEY-- REAL BOY is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Ave. Berkeley, CA

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Jun

Webinar for Humanities for All Project Grants

Join us for an informational session webinar about the upcoming Humanities for All Project Grants application deadline August 15, 2017.

Region: Statewide

Location:

Online

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Jun

TRAVELING EXHIBIT: HISTORY IN MOTION FEATURED AT TRACTORS & BREWS

WOODLAND-- See tractors unveiled, engines started, listen to music, enjoy food and brew tastings.

Region: Central Coast

Location:

California Agriculture Museum, 1962 Hays Lane, Woodland, CA 95776

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Jun

Documentary: Juan Rulfo, Palabras Que Saben a Vida (Juan Rulfo: Words that Taste of Life)

LOS ANGELES-- Discover the places, happenings, and stories that inspired Juan Rulfo’s, one of Mexico’s most prominent writers, through a documentary directed by his son and acclaimed filmmaker Juan Carlos Rulfo.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Jun

NATIONAL BROADCAST: REAL BOY

REAL BOY will be broadcasted nationally on Independent Lens on PBS on Monday, June 17, at 10pm.

Region: Statewide

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Jun

Octeto Sicarú in Concert

LOS ANGELES-- Dive into the inner beauty and elegance of Mexican popular music with the Octeto Sicarú guitar ensemble.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Jun

FILM SCREENING: LEGENDS OF COURAGE PREMIERE AT THE GUILD THEATER

SACRAMENTO-- Premiere of documentary film, LEGENDS OF COURAGE: THE STORY OF ROSEMARY METRAILER, about pioneering LGBTQ civil rights activist.

Region: Sacramento Metro

Location:

The Guild Theater, 2828 35th St. Sacramento, California 95817

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Jun

Humanities for All Quick Grant Application Deadline

Quick Grants Quick Grants (between $1,000 and $5,000) will be awarded three times a year for small-scale public humanities activities and projects that will take place within a one-year period from the award date.

Region: Statewide

Location:

Online

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Aug

Humanities for All Project Grant Application Deadline

STATEWIDE-- Project Grants ($10,00 to $20,000) will be awarded twice a year for larger public humanities projects of up to two-years duration.

Region: Statewide

Location:

Online

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