Class Divide Film Screening, Discussion, and Book Signing
January 17, 2018, 12:00-2:00 PM
The Institute for Social Research and U-M LSA Screen Arts & Cultures invites the community for a viewing and discussion of Class Divide and a conversation with Hyisheem Calier and Yasmine Smallens, who play central roles in the film. The discussion will be facilitated by author and journalist Peter Moskowitz, who wrote How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood. Class Divide chronicles Hyisheem and and Yasmine’s experiences with gentrification in the West Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.
The documentary will be screened from 12-1:15 p.m., with discussion to follow. Moskowitz will sign books at 2 p.m.
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Related event: Examining the Effects of Gentrification