Flagler College will hold a public screening of the documentary “Dare Not Walk Alone” followed by a panel on the legacy of the civil rights movement on Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium.
“Dare Not Walk Alone” is a 2006 documentary that chronicles civil rights protests in St. Augustine in 1964, and inequalities that continue to exist in the city today. It was written and directed by Flagler alumnus Jeremy Dean, an artist whose pieces revolves around the central themes of social awareness and historic revelations.
Following the screening of the film, Flagler Professor of History Michael Butler will moderate a panel discussion that includes: Dean; Evan Milligan, Law Fellow at Equal Justice Initiative; Hasani Malone, Flagler student and president of the Black Student Association; and Maude Jackson, a St. Augustine resident and participant in the 1964 Civil Rights demonstrations in St. Augustine.
“Dare Not Walk Alone” received numerous awards, a theatrical and TV release and special screenings at The King Center, the Skirball Center, and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Dean is the recipient of the Independent Southern Filmmakers Tour award and nominated for an NAACP Image Award.
This event is being done in partnership with NAACP St Augustine, Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, Women’s March St Augustine and Indivisible St Johns. The event is free and open to the public.