film: Standing On My Sisters’ Shoulders, Mar. 29

Peninsula Peace & Justice
March 14, 2013
Contact: Judy Robbins,
Press Release
Blue Hill – In celebration of Women’s History Month, Peninsula Peace & Justice will show the documentary STANDING ON MY SISTERS’ SHOULDERS. The award-winning film documents the Civil Rights movement in Mississippi in the 1950’s and 60’s from the point of view of the courageous women who lived it – and who emerged as its grassroots leaders. Through moving interviews and powerful archival footage, STANDING ON MY SISTERS’ SHOULDERS weaves a story of commitment, passion and perseverance and tells the story of the women who fought for change in Mississippi and altered the course of American history forever.
The film will be shown at Blue Hill Library, Friday March 29, 7:00 p.m. All are welcome, info: 326-4405.

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