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MOVIE CHANGE! Film Discussion: Two Outstanding Documentaries 2022

from Higher Ground, the production company owned by Barack and Michelle Obama, is a thematically rich documentary that follows the descendants of the last ship to bring enslaved people to the United States in a search to bring justice and healing. It received the  Special Jury Award for best U.S. documentary of 2022. 

It can be viewed on Netflix. 

Bad Axe captures a closely- knit Asian American family living in rural Michigan during the pandemic as they fight to keep their local restaurant and their American dream alive. It won the Critics Choice Award  and Audience Award at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

It can be viewed on several platforms including Amazon Prime and and Apple TV. 

Both movies are on the short list of best documentaries for the 2023 Academy Awards. 

You must watch both movies in order to participate in the discussion

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Monday, January 09, 2023, 7:30 PM until 9:00 PM
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