In advance of The San Francisco Black Film Festival XXI, June 13-16, there will be a June 12th media briefing and screening highlighting a film by the young Black filmmaking Givens Brothers, Justin and Jeremy of Los Angeles called “Disparity” that speaks to the need for prison reform:
And “Neko Wilson”, Social Biography Video by Raj Jayadev & Silicon Valley DeBug that speaks to how CA SB 1437 authored by Senator Nancy Skinner saved Neko Wilson from spending life in prison for a murder he did not commit.
This June 12th Media Briefing and Screening from 4-6 pm at the Cinemark Theatres 845 Mission Street (Across from the 5th and Market Garage) is the event we’d like you to participate in.
4:00 Welcome & Introductions
4:05 Festival media update & Overview
4:15 Screening “Disparity”
4:40 Screening “Neko Wilson Story
5:05 Panel Discussion on Prison Reform
San Francisco Black Film Festival organizers want to make this a tribute to our late friend and colleague, Jeff Adachi, who was also a filmmaker. He has worked previously with the film festival: “America Needs A Racial Facial.”
Jacq Wilson, the brother of Jacque Wilson (who worked with Jeff Adachi in the Public Defender’s Office), will be a part of the panel. Neko Wilson, Yes, brother to attorneys Jacq Wilson and Jacque Wilson).