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The First Tuesday Social Justice Film Festival

3839 W. Kiest Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75233 Phone: 214.337.2429 
Cosponsored by the Dallas Peace & Justice Center

 

Every month, at 7:00pm on the first Tuesday, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff screens a film focusing on an important social justice issue. We hope you'll leave inspired and ready to hit the road in your own quest for a better world.

The best way to make a difference in the world is to first learn how others have done so. Is there a film you'd love to see to inspire you? Perhaps you have that one movie that just recharges you before a social justice battle. If so, please share with us, and we'll see about putting it on our list of films to show at the UUCOC First Tuesday Social Justice Film Festival.

March 3rd

Tower
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This screening is cosponsored by the
Dallas Peace & Justice Center

 

I love when non-fiction filmmakers stretch the form and attempt, with as much honesty as they can muster,
to put us in the middle of the events they describe.

David Edelstein - Vulture

Sadly, there are many documentaries about mass shootings,
but few are as searing and groundbreaking as this one.

S. Jhoanna Robledo - Common Sense Media

From the filmmaker:
On August 1st, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunshots were finally silenced, the toll included 16 dead, three dozen wounded, and a shaken nation left trying to understand. Combining archival footage with rotoscopic animation in a dynamic, never-before-seen way, TOWER reveals the action-packed untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors of America’s first mass school shooting, when the worst in one man brought out the best in so many others.

 

 If you can't see the trailer below, you can watch it here:
https://youtu.be/D88pK5XDkE0

 

 

As 501(c)3 organizations, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff/First Tuesday Social Justice Film Festival
and the Dallas Peace & Justice
Center do not endorse any political candidate or campaign.

 

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