Thursday, April 7, 2022
11 am – 12 pm
Live Virtual Q&A
Stories I Didn’t Know (2020)
Film Run Time: 74 minutes
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.
Advance viewing is recommended; film will not be shown during Q&A
While Rita Davern’s family members have always been proud to say that their ancestors once owned Pike Island, a beautiful piece of land in Minnesota, the story of its acquisition reveals a complicated history. Davern’s attempt to understand that history leads her on a journey that requires facing the fraught legacy of westward expansion in the United States and her own family’s role in displacing the Dakota people who once inhabited the land.
Live virtual Q&A on April 7, 2022 from 11 am - noon EDT with with Rita Davern, director; Melody Gilbert, producer; and Ramona Kitto Stately, protagonist
Film available upon registration.
This program is presented with live CART interpretation. The Jewish Museum is committed to making its virtual programs accessible to all. For inquiries and requests for additional accommodations please email [email protected] or call 212.423.3200 ext. 0.