York University closes out Black History Month with final event, Feb. 28

Cameron Bailey
Cameron Bailey

As Black History month comes to a close, the Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion would like to encourage all community members to attend its final event.

Cameron Bailey

Join the centre’s staff as they interview Cameron Bailey, artistic director of Toronto International Film Festival, and engage in dialogue on Blackness, representation and the film industry from 10:30 to 11:30am in the Scott Library Collaboratory on Feb. 28.

Has there been progress in eliminating Black stereotypes in the film industry? What are the current challenges that affect Black representation in film? What is the role of film and media in dismantling or perpetuating racism in society? How will the current political and social climate impact the image of the Black body in media?

These questions will be explored during the event, titled “Black Representation in the Current Political Climate”.

Refreshments will be provided.

To register for the event, visit rights.info.yorku.ca/black_history_month_2017.