- Thu25Apr20197:00 pmDelancey Street Screening Room
Check-in and reception will be from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Film screening begins at 7:00 p.m. with expert panel discussion to follow.
Panel moderated by Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director and Co-Writer, with special guests Ignacio Chapela, UC Berkeley Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy & Management; Marcy Darnovsky, Director of the Center for Genetics and Society; Milton Reynolds, Educator and Activist, Jay Joseph, Clinical Psychologist. Director and Co-Writer Stephanie Welch, Producer N. Jed Riffe, and Editor Maureen Gosling will also be present and available for questions.
- Thu02May20196:30 pmNational Constitution Center
Presented by the National Constitution Center
Exactly 92 years after the infamous Buck v. Bell decision, the National Constitution Center presents a partial screening of A Dangerous Idea, exploring the legal history of the eugenics movement in the United States. Following the screening, join the film’s executive producer, writer and attorney Andrew Kimbrell, acclaimed author and journalist Daniel Okrent, and law and bioethics scholars Paul Lombardo and Dorothy Roberts for a conversation exploring the dark history of eugenics and the Constitution.
DVD’s of A Dangerous Idea and copies of The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America by Daniel Okrent can be pre-purchased at checkout or purchased onsite at the program. A DVD signing with Andrew Kimbrell and book signing with Daniel Okrent will follow the program.
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- Thu09May20197:00 pmCapri Theatre
Presented by the Southern Poverty Law Center
A panel will follow the film, featuring Joseph Levin, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center; Rabbi Scott Looper of Temple Beth Or in Montgomery; and A Dangerous Idea's director and co-writer Stephanie Welch.