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Becoming American Film & Discussion | Promise and Prejudice


Tuesday January 15, 2019: 6:30pm to 8:30pm


Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

For Whom

Grade 6-Adult


“Promise and Prejudice” explores the tension—historic and current—between Americans’ acceptance of immigrants, including the celebration of their own immigrant heritage, versus the periodic backlash prompted by concern about the economic and cultural effects of newcomers.

Welcome to Shelbyville will be screened, followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. Maya Barak.

For more information about the Becoming American Documentary Film & Discussion Series and related programming, visit

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