Change Comes Knocking available for sale!

You can now purchase the award winning documentary film, Change comes Knocking- The Story of the North Carolina Fund at createspace.  Thanks in advance for your support!

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Howard Fuller on The State of Things

Howard Fuller appeared on The State of Things on May 4, 2009.  Click here to listen to what he had to say.

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Howard Fuller returns to NC to address Poverty!

Howard Fuller, who is prominently featured in our documentary, Change Comes Knocking will be in North Carolina on April 2-3 to address poverty and education issues as part of the 3rd Annual Poverty Awareness Week at Hanes Art Center on UNC-CH campus.  The film screening and panel discussion will be on April 2nd at 7pm.  You can park in the Swain Lot off of Cameron Ave, near the N. Columbia Street intersection, since it is after school hours, however, there may be a charge.  On Friday, April 3rd, Poverty Awareness Week will culminate with a keynote address, delivered by Dr. Fuller entitled, “Community Organizing and Local Change: Creating Solutions to Poverty.  The keynote will be at 4pm, preceded by a reception at 3:30, also at Hanes Art Center.   There may be parking available at the Swain Hall Lot, because it is technically a “Visitor Lot,” but it is often reserved for other events.  If this lot is not open, then I suggest parking in one of the Franklin Street Parking decks and walking to Hanes Art Center.  If you are unable to walk long distances, the attendant at the Swain Hall lot will allow for you to pull in and drive up to Hanes Art Center for drop off.  Dr. Fuller will also be appearing on WUNC’sThe State of The State of Things on Friday, April 3rd at noon, tune in to hear what he has to say about being back in North Carolina.

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***CHANGE OF VENUE FOR RACE IN NC FILM FORUM***

See note from Linda Booker, the organizer of the Race in NC Film Forum:

The Film Forum has a New Location.  The Race in NC film forum will be now be held at the historic Pittsboro Courthouse in the town circle (the intersection of 15-501 and Hwy 64.)  Although we are disappointed that things didn’t work out at the other location, there’s something about showing these films within the walls of our old courthouse that takes on a whole new meaning and thankfully there is still a bar right across the street!  For more information visit the Chatham Arts website.

Parking will be available at lots located around the circle near the courthouse.

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NEW LOOK for Change Comes Knocking!


Change Comes Knocking -The Story of the North Carolina Fund, the latest award winning documentary produced by Video Dialog Inc, has a new look!  The film will re-premier on Saturday, March 21 in Pittsboro at the Race in NC Film Forum, with updated visual elements, that offer a fresh aesthetic to the engaging story of the North Carolina Fund. Please join us at the 2:30 screening of the new and improved Change Comes Knocking! The screening will be followed by a discussion panel that will include Ms. Ann Atwater, Durham civil rights activist and icon.

 

If you can’t make it to the screening in Pittsboro, we have another screening on April 2nd at 7:00pm at Hanes Art Center on the UNC-CH campus. This screening will be followed by a panel discussion that includes two individuals featured in the documentary,  Ms. Ann Atwater  and Dr. Howard Fuller, an educator, former community organizer and all around rabble rouser. They will be joined by Tom Lambeth, former Executive Director of Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, one of the original funders of the North Carolina Fund. We hope you can join us for one of the two screenings.

 

Also, Dr. Howard Fuller will also be giving the keynote address for Poverty Awareness Week, on Friday, April 3rd, also at Hanes Art Center.  There will be a reception at 3:30 as well as tabling by local non – profits and the Keynote speech will be at 4:00pm. Dr. Fuller is a dynamic and exciting speaker and really should not be missed. Hope you can join us!

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Race in NC Film Forum

Race in NC Flyer

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Update on Spring Screenings

There has been a change of  date and time for our UNC Screening. The film will now be screening on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 7pm at Hanes Art Center.  Dr. Howard Fuller and Ms. Ann Atwater will both be at the screening and participate in a Q&A following the screening. Dr. Fuller will also give the keynote address for Poverty Awareness Week on Friday, April 3, 2009 at Hanes Art Center. More information coming soon!

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Race in NC Film Forum, Pittsboro, NC March 21-22

Change Comes Knocking will be screening as part of the Race In North Carolina Film Forum in Pittsboro, NC on March 21, 2009.  The screening will be at 3:00pm at 50 West Salisbury Street , Pittsboro, NC 27312. Doors open at 2:30 or earlier.  The film will be followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Producer, Rebecca Cerese.  Participants to be announced. For more information and to see other films that are screening please click here: Race in NC Film Forum flyer

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**UPDATE**Upcoming Spring Screenings!

There has been a change of  date and time for our UNC Screening. The film will now be screening on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 7pm at Hanes Art Center.  Dr. Howard Fuller and Ms. Ann Atwater will both be at the screening and participate in a Q&A following the screening. Dr. Fuller will also give the keynote address for Poverty Awareness Week on Friday, April 3, 2009 at Hanes Art Center. More information coming soon!

Two exciting screening of Change Comes Knocking coming in the Spring! 

Happy New Year everyone!

 We are once again partnering with UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity and the Campus Y to put on a bigger and better Poverty Awareness Week. The film will be screened on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 7pm at the Student Union Auditorium on UNC-Campus.  Howard Fuller, former Durham community organizer and educator who is featured prominently in the film, will be joining us for several activities around the issue of poverty and education. On April 1, he will participate in a discussion following the screeing of thef ilm. On April 3, he will appear on the State of Things on WUNC at noon, and later that day will deliver the keynote address for Poverty Awareness Week. Hope you can join us for this very special event!

We have also been invited to take part in a conference sponsored by the N.C. Community Action Association, which includes many of the Community agencies, originally started by the NC Fund. The conference runs from May 18-22, and will be in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Check back for more information.  We are very excited about this screening, which will be followed by a 30 minute dialogue because we see it as a great opportunity to create relationships with organizations doing anti-poverty work across the state.

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Change Comes Knocking to play at 19th Annual New Orleans Film Festival!

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I am proud to announce that we have been chosen to screen our film at the 19th Annual New Orleans Film Festival, Oct 10-16 2008! To find out more check out the Film festival website: http://www.neworleansfilmfest.com/

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