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Film Screening & Panel Discussion - UW-Madison Public History Project

Sifting and Winnowing and Film Burning: The Film UW Restricted

Event Details

Sunday, April 18, 2021
6:55 p.m.
Join PBS Wisconsin, the UW Public History Project, and expert guests as we reveal never before seen footage exposing housing discrimination in 1962 Madison. The brainchild of then-Wisconsin NAACP president Lloyd Barbee and UW Extension filmmaker Stuart Hanisch, this collection of hidden camera footage was at first supported, then later legally restricted by the University of Wisconsin. Recently uncovered and unrestricted, this groundbreaking film will be shown and discussed by a panel of experts