Sneak Preview of Film LA 92


Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:00pm to 9:00pm


Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Bldg, HKS

Join Ash Center faculty affiliate and HKS Associate Professor of Public Policy Leah Wright Rigueur for an exclusive screening of National Geographic Documentary Films’ LA 92, which looks back at the riots that followed the acquittal of the four L.A. police officers charged with beating Rodney King 25 years ago. Following the screening, Professor Wright Rigueur will moderate an audience discussion on historical and political themes presented in the film. LaGina Gause, Ash Center Democracy Postdoctoral Fellow, and Treva Lindsey, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University, Research for Equity for Women and Girls of Color Fellow, Hutchins Center, will provide responses. 

LA 92 is set to premiere at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on April 21. It will then have a limited theatrical release in N.Y. and Los Angeles on April 28 before making its television broadcast debut on National Geographic on April 30.

Co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, the HKS Diversity Committee, the HKS Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion, and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. 

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