Special Screening of Leimert Park: The Story of a Village in South Central Los Angeles

As we plan for the May 23rd MTA board decision on the Leimert Park Village subway station, now is the time to make our village and the Crenshaw community shine. Black Talkies On Parade and the Leimert Park Village Book Fair are doing their part by hosting a special FREE screening at the Mayme Clayton Museum of Leimert Park: The Story of a Village in South Central Los Angeles. We encourage you to attend.

The full announcement is below:

Black Talkies On Parade and the 7th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair present
Leimert Park: The Story of a Village in South Central Los Angeles
Saturday, April 27th 2013 at 4:00 pm
Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum, 4130 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Black Talkies On Parade presents a very special afternoon celebrating one of L.A.’s most colorful communities. This month the Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum will be screening the documentary film Leimert Park: The Story of a Village in South Los Angeles directed by Jeannette Lindsay. The film explores the neighborhood’s vibrant culture with thriving art, music, and poetry scenes. After the film there will be a panel discussion and Q&A with filmmakers Jeannette Lindsay, Zan Zetina, and Steve Isadori. Other featured guest will be author Cynthia E. Exum and co-author Maty Guiza-Leimert who together wrote a comprehensive book detailing the history of Leimert Park since it’s conception in 1927 by Walter H. Leimert Sr. Autographed copies of Images of America: Leimert Park will be made available during the event or advance copies may be purchased at Eso Won Book Store located in Leimert Park, 4327 Degnan Blvd, LA., CA 90008, (323) 290-1048. Join MCLM and share your own stories of L.A.’s one of a kind neighborhood, Leimert Park!

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