Saturday, February 8, 2014



I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing winter break! Here's what is coming up for the fabulous month of February:

In recognition of Black History Month, UWM Union Sociocultural Programming, the Union Theatre, Department of Africology, Black Cultural Center and Black Student Union are presenting the 9th annual African American Film Series (AAFS). This year’s selection includes stories old and new, imagined and true, including two independent films, a Hollywood blockbuster and a French film starring a legendary African American spoken word poet.

The Writing & Visual Cultures LLC will be going to see:
The Butler on Wednesday February 19th @ 7:30pm:
Director Lee Daniels of the award-nominated film Precious brings to life an other remarkable story of a White House butler named Eugene Allen. This film, inspired by Wil Haygood’s Washington Post article, captures not only life behind the closed doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but also the ways his work affects the dynamics between him and his family. Allen experiences sweeping social change over his three decades of service.

*LLCer Monty Glover planned this event because he wanted to watch a thought provoking movie that would spark conversation.*

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