Seats at the Table

ARCHIVE: 2018 FESTIVAL

  USA | 92 mins. | 2017 | Documentary Feature

Directed by: Chris Farina  

Seats at the Table is a feature documentary that depicts a unique college class, Books Behind Bars: Life, Literature and Leadership, founded by University of Virginia Lecturer Andrew D. Kaufman, which brings together university students with residents of a maximum-security juvenile correctional center through the study of Russian literature.  These student-to-student interactions become the catalyst for creating powerful relationships that break down the initial stereotypes they have as they begin this class. Both group of students come away transformed by this singular educational experience, empowered to pursue lives of greater purpose and inspired by the discovery of their shared humanity.

Screenings

Winter Park Public Library
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 6:00pm

Bush Auditorium
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 3:00pm


2018 Films