Thu, Oct 19|
Holocaust Museum LA
We've Been Here Before: What the Punk Scene Can Teach Us About White Supremacy Today
Emmy-winning filmmaker Jacob Kornbluth and civil rights strategist Eric K. Ward explore the role of the punk subculture in fighting back against white nationalists and neo-Nazis in their new film We’ve Been Here Before. Join Reboot Ideas in a screening and conversation moderated by Jessica Yellin.
Time & Location
Oct 19, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Holocaust Museum LA, 100 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
Emmy-winning filmmaker Jacob Kornbluth and civil rights strategist Eric K. Ward explore the role of the punk subculture in fighting back against white nationalists and neo-Nazis in their new film We’ve Been Here Before. Join Reboot Ideas for a screening and conversation about the lessons they have to share about the larger struggle against hate, not just in America, but the world.
Jacob Kornbluth is an award-winning director of TV, film, and theater. He has directed 5 feature films. He won a primetime Emmy for his work on the Showtime series Years of Living Dangerously, and was awarded a Special Jury Prize for excellence in Filmmaking from the Sundance Film Festival. Jacob founded Inequality Media, with Robert Reich, which has been a “light house” brand for economic storytelling and played a crucial role in framing an economic case for policies in ways everyone can understand. His videos have been viewed close to a billion times on social media.
Eric K. Ward, Executive Vice President of Race Forward, is a nationally-recognized expert on the relationship between authoritarian movements, hate violence, and preserving inclusive democracy. He brings over three decades of leadership in community organizing and philanthropy to Race Forward, having worked with leaders from government, law enforcement, business, and civil rights groups to advance civil rights work. Eric also serves on the boards of several organizations.
Molly Neuman is a musician originally from the Washington, D.C. area who has performed in such influential bands as Bratmobile, The Frumpies, and the PeeChees. She was a pioneer of the early-to-mid ’90s riot grrrl movement, penning the zine which coined the phrase in its title.
Jessica Yellin is the founder of News Not Noise, an independent media brand that provides news across digital platforms for a busy audience. She is the former chief white house correspondent for CNN and an Emmy and Gracie Award winning political correspondent for ABC, MSNBC and CNN. Her first novel, SAVAGE NEWS, about reporting-while-female, is available now. Follow her on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook @JessicaYellin. You can also find the News Not Noiseletter on bulletin and the News Not Noise podcast wherever you get your podcasts.
Reboot is an arts and culture non-profit that reimagines and reinforces Jewish thought and traditions. As a premier research and development platform for the Jewish world, they catalyze their Reboot Network of preeminent creators, artists, entrepreneurs and activists to produce experiences and products that evolve the Jewish conversation and transform society.
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