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New 'Moral Movies' film series kicks off Thursday in Wilmington

MORAL MOVIES will take place the last week of each month from April through July in Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Greenville, Raleigh, and Wilmington. MORAL MOVIES will take place the last week of each month from April through July in Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Greenville, Raleigh, and Wilmington.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Working Films, the NC-NAACP, and state and local organizations from around North Carolina are partnering to present MORAL MOVIES – a four month series of award-winning films to jumpstart community dialogue and action on the big issues relevant to the state.

The series of free screenings will kick off with American Teacher, a documentary that follows the  lives and careers of four teachers and offers an opportunity to spotlight teacher pay and public education in North Carolina, which recently dropped to 46th nationally in rankings of teacher salaries.

MORAL MOVIES will take place the last week of each month from April through July in Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Greenville, Raleigh, and Wilmington.

In addition to Working Films and the NC-NAACP, collaborating organizations include: The North Carolina Association of Educators, the Tarheel Alliance of Classroom Teachers, the NC AFL-CIO, Democracy NC, the NC Justice Center, The Durham People's Alliance, The Mountain People's Assembly, Beloved Community Center, Action NC, Pitt County NAACP, New Hanover County NAACP, and the Black Arts Alliance. Films that are part of the series include:

American Teacher - April screenings presented by the NCAE and Tarheel Alliance of Classroom Teachers
American Winter - May screenings presented by the NC AFL-CIO
Freedom Summer- June screenings presented by Democracy NC
Inequality for All- July screenings presented by NC Justice Center

Hosted by The Black Arts Alliance and the New Hanover County NAACP

American Teacher: Thursday, April 24th, 7pm
Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th St. Wilmington, NC 28412
American Winter: Thursday, May 29th, 7pm
Hannah Block Community Arts Center, 120 S 2nd St. Wilmington, NC 28401
Freedom Summer: Tuesday, June 24th, 7pm
New Beginning Christian Church, 3120 Alex Trask Dr. Castle Hayne, NC 28429
Inequality for All: Thursday, July 31st, 7pm
Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th St. Wilmington, NC 28412

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