Long Time Coming

with Build Ramps Not Walls

 Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 4:00pm | TIFF Bell Lightbox | Cinema 4  

Long Time Coming

2018, documentary, US, 88 min, dir: Jon Strong – Canadian premiere

Although long-forgotten, the 1955 Florida Little League season was a remarkable moment during an era of racial segregation and growing civil rights agitation. The all-black Pensacola Jaycees and the all-white Orlando Kiwanis met for the championship, as two teams of 12-year-old boys played baseball in an act of cultural defiance. Sixty years later, team members reflect on their different experiences of racism in the US South and what this game meant to them.

Screening with

Build Ramps Not Walls

2018, documentary, Mexico/US, 14 min, dir: Brian Adamkiewicz

A bi-national skate community in Mexico seeks a positive response to the negative rhetoric that followed the 2016 US presidential election.

2019 Schedule

Thursday, June 6

Wrestle @ 7pm

 

Friday, June 7

Freedom Fields @ 7pm

 

Saturday, June 8

Long Time Coming @ 4pm

 

Saturday, June 8

Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation @ 7pm

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