VIRTUAL - Friends Friday Film Reel Talk: "Miss Juneteenth" and Guest Speaker Millie Burns

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Greenwich Library
Zoom (N)

Event Details

Don't miss the Friday Friends Film Reel Talk Discussion as we discuss the film, Miss Juneteenth, found on the streaming service, Kanopy. Joining us will be special guest Millie Burns, art curator and media studies educator, and digital artist. We'll discuss this movie and learn more about the actual celebration of Juneteenth, which takes place on June 19th and is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

Watch the movie Miss Juneteenth (2020) from the comfort of your own home, and then join us on Zoom to discuss this meaningful and heartwarming feature. 

Miss Juneteenth: A single mom and former pageant winner enters her teen daughter in the local Miss Juneteenth Pageant in the hope that a win and scholarship to college will bring success to her daughter. Fifteen-year-old, Kia has other plans in her dream to become a dancer. Official Selection at the Sundance Film Festival and SXSW Film Festival.

Millie Burns brings a vast knowledge of experience in film and media studies and is an art professor, curator, educational consultant, and digital media artist.  

Access to Friends Friday Films virtual streaming is free to patrons with a Greenwich Library card, using Kanopy. This series is made possible by contributions from the Friends of Greenwich Library.

To get early access to the Library's Friday Films events, sign up here for the Friday Films email newsletters.

Event Type(s): Friends, Films and TV, Virtual
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Millie Burns
Dora Salm
(203) 622-7919

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