Reel Voices: "17 Blocks"
Guest Speaker: Emmy Award-winning Director Davy Rothbart
"17 Blocks" (2019; US; NR; 96m)
Nine-year-old Emmanuel began filming himself and his family with a home video camera in 1999, capturing his Washington D.C. neighborhood through the eyes of an innocent child. Filmmaker, journalist, and frequent "This American Life" contributor Davy Rothbart befriended the Sanford family as they continued to document their daily life over a 20-year period in a city plagued by poverty, addiction, and gun violence. "
Tickets: $5 per person
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