Connections & Conversations

Filmmaker Q&As, panel discussions, and a weekly film club. Free and open to all.

IMAGINING THE INDIAN: THE FIGHT AGAINST NATIVE AMERICAN MASCOTING

Monday, October 12, 7:00 PM

Pay-What-You-Choose Event. On the occasion of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we look at the progress and challenges in striking stereotypical Native American imagery from sports brands (ahem, Washington Football Team), as well as the appropriation of Native American culture more broadly.

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JEWISH IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Wednesday, October 14, 7:30 PM

Pay-What-You-Choose Event. Stuart “Stu” Eizenstat, Tevi Troy, and Dennis Ross discuss how they navigated Jewish issues and causes during their tenures in the West Wing. Jonathan Gruber’s short biopic Stu, created on the occasion of Eizenstat’s 75th birthday, provides a starting off point for the discussion.

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BODY AND SOUL: AN AMERICAN BRIDGE Q&A WITH DR. KAREN CHANDLER

Thursday, October 15, 7:00 PM

Join Dr. Karen Chandler, director of the Graduate Certificate in Arts and Cultural Management at College of Charleston, and local jazz musicians in a discussion of the film presented by Charleston Jewish Filmfest.

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