Talk: Racial Relations in Hong Kong (Event of "Larger Than Life: the American Civil Rights Movement in Documentaries")

Venue: Africa Center Hong Kong (Africa Center Hong Kong, 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui) (Go online in case of COVID-19 restrictions) 
Date: 2021.03.01
Time: 8pm 
Price: Free of charge 
Co-presented by the Hong Kong Arts Centre and the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau, Larger Than Life: the American Civil Rights Movement in Documentaries will be introducing major forces of the African-American civil rights movement with a focus from the 1950s to the 1970s, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, the Black Panthers and Shirley Chisholm. To accompany the film showcase, there will be a talk on racial relations in Hong Kong. It will introduce and discuss the lives of Africans and other ethnic minorities in Hong Kong, how advocates have been assisting ethnic minorities’ strive for equal rights and how people work together to bridge different ethnic communities in the city.
The talk is free for the public to join on a first-come-first-served basis.
 •  Professor John Nguyet Erni (Chair Professor in Humanities; Head, Department of Humanities and Creative Writing, Hong Kong Baptist University)
 •  Phyllis Cheung (Executive Director, Hong Kong Unison)
Father Franco Mella (Catholic Priest)
 •  Innocent Mutanga (Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Africa Center Hong Kong)

Co-Presenters: Hong Kong Arts Centre, U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau
In Association with: Hong Kong Africa Center

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