Movies That Matter: Film Screenings for Schools

Crooked Lines Q&A with Jacqueline Olive, Director

Teens

Thursday, November 18, 2021
11 am – 12 pm
Zoom, Virtual Program

Crooked Lines (2018)
Film Run Time: 11 minutes

Directed by Monica Berra, Jacqueline Olive, and Yoruba Richen

Middle and high school students are invited to view award-winning documentaries that examine current social issues such as representation and identity, immigration, and civil rights followed by Q&A sessions with filmmakers.

Advanced viewing is recommended; film will not be shown during Q&A

Val Applewhite, a plaintiff in a landmark Supreme Court case and Moon Durchin, a mathemetician who empowers organizers to use data to advocate for fairly drawn electoral maps, are the focus of Crooked Lines. The film spotlights the work of these two women who fight against race-based gerrymandering in North Carolina.

Live virtual Q&A November 18, 11 am EST with Jacqueline Olive, director

Film available upon registration.

To register, complete the registration form or email moviesthatmatter@thejm.org

Film still: Crooked Lines