The Conscientious Projector film series will be screening the feature documentary GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District this Thursday, June 13th at the Armory Center for the Arts.
A year ago, Dawn and James O’Keeffe saw there months of planning materialized with 50 small film crews followed public school students, teachers, volunteers, and administrators as they went about their day on 28 different campuses within the Pasadena Unified School District.
A spirited cinema verite-style feature documentary that not only contradicts the conventional meme that public education is irrevocably broken, but also shows the vitality, dedication and teamwork that exists amidst the challenges of providing a learning experience for children and teenagers in a racially and economically diverse urban area like Pasadena.
A discussion with the filmmakers and some of the participants will follow the film.
GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District
Thursday, June 13th, 7 p.m.
The Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Ave., Old Pasadena
Admission is free
About Conscientious Projector (from their website)
“An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic.” — Thomas Jefferson
Beginning in 2004, Sustainable World, one of the vital Peace & Justice ministries of All Saints Churchin Pasadena, California, expanded its outreach beyond our parish campus by presenting Conscientious Projector, a free monthly documentary film series, in association with the Armory Center for the Arts in the heart of the city.