"Fire in the Heartland" Screening

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
Bijou Art Cinemas • 492 E. 13th Ave., Eugene OR

Encircle Films will screen "Fire in the Heartland: Kent State, May 4th, and Student Protest in America," a documentary film about a generation of young people who took a stand against social injustice in some of our nation’s most turbulent and transformative years, the 1960s and 1970s. "Fire in the Heartland" was produced and directed by Eugene filmmaker Daniel Miller. A discussion will follow, with a panel including Michael Carrigan, a community organizer for CALC; Steve Morozumi, UO Programs Adviser; Charise Cheney, UO Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies; and Casey Marks-Fife, one of the film's editors.