'Barry' in Context: Film Screening & Discussion of Obama's Coming-of-Age Story

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017Time: 7:30 pm
Location:  Show map JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA 94709
Phone: 5108480237142Email: rachel.whittom@jcceastbay.org

 

Screening at 7:30 pm; doors at 7:00

Join us for a screening of Barry, a new biopic portraying a young Obama in his formative years at Columbia University, torn between the world of his white girlfriend and the African-American community. 

After the screening, JCC East Bay CEO Amy Tobin will be joined by Barry screenwriter and New York Times' bestselling author Adam Mansbach, as well as comedian W. Kamau Bell of Totally Biased and United Shades of America, in a moderated discussion on the film and its significance in a post-Obama America.