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FAME Premieres Voter Suppression Documentary

  “Suppressed: The Fight To Vote,” a documentary about the 2018 midterm elections in Georgia, will make its West Coast premiere on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m., at First AME Church, 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., in Los Angeles. Pastor J. Edgar Boyd said that Brave New Films partnered with FAME to present the movie, which weaves together personal stories of voters in Georgia, “to paint an undeniable picture of voter suppression…and the threat it poses to or elections all across the nation in 2020.” A panel discussion will follow the screening. Admission is free and open to the public, however, attendees must

Film Director Damani Baker on “The House on CoCo Road”

Film Director Damani Baker talks about THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD, an intimate documentary exploration of heritage and history against the backdrop of a brewing Afro-centric revolution as the U.S. government prepares to invade the island nation of Grenada. A captivating story of a woman who risks the lives of herself and her young children in pursuit of liberty. First hand accounts from activists Angela Davis, Fania Davis and Fannie Haughton weave together director Damani Baker’s family portrait of Utopian dreams, resistance and civil unrest with a film score composed by music luminary Meshell Ndegeocello.
Reporter: Brittany K. Jackson