FRANK RIZZO: THE UNMAKING OF A MONUMENT AND MURAL
NAOMI BRITO | USA | 2022 | 26 MIN | NR | ENGLISH
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Join WHYY and the Philadelphia Film Society for a screening and discussion of the new Movers & Makers documentary FRANK RIZZO: THE UNMAKING OF A MONUMENT AND MURAL. The half-hour film comes on the heels of a national discussion about the removal of Confederate monuments and examines Philly’s controversial Frank Rizzo monument and mural in the aftermath of their removal in June 2020.
As the national push to remove Confederate monuments escalated in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Philadelphia grappled with a more recent set of public memorials. This half hour documentary reflects on the controversial Frank Rizzo monument and mural in the aftermath of their removal in June 2020.
30 minute film followed by panel
Moderator – Anne Ishii, Host of Movers & Makers and the Executive Director of the Asian Arts Initiative
Panelists – Paul Farber, Director of Monument Lab and Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Public Art & Space at UPENN, Jane Golden, Founder and Executive Director of Mural Arts Philadelphia, Yaasiyn Muhammad, Educator and Former Social Studies Curriculum Specialist for the School District of Philadelphia, Michelle Ortiz, Award-winning visual artist from South Philadelphia, Naomi Brito, Emmy-winning producer of Movers & Makers
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