The movie will be shown on April 2 at 7 p.m. in the George R. Johnson Cultural Heritage Center Theater on CSCC’s campus.
“Rabbit Proof Fence” is directed by Phillip Noyce and stars Kenneth Branagh, David Gulpilit, Ningali Lawford and Deborah Mailman.
The basis for the title of this true story is the path which three girls from Aboriginal and white parents follow when they flee from Western Australia. They leave their lives as domestic servants where they are not allowed to recognize their Aboriginal roots and set off on an incredible 1,500 kilometer journey across the Outback.
This film shows both sides of the race debate in Australia, presenting the rationale behind each decision that is made.
This program series offers unique viewpoints in cultural diversity from the history of the Trail of Tears at Red Clay to the plight of the Lost Boys of Sudan.
The Bridging Cultures program series is free to the public and is made possible by Merck Foundation, in cooperation with the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
To register for the program series or for more information, visit the website at http://mycs.cc/bridgingcultures. Participants can register for one event or for all.