"It is a beautiful film [that] should be seen by everyone." - D.A. Pennebaker, Oscar®-nominated Director
This Canadian social activist was one of the Little Rock Nine -- the nine black teenagers at the centre of the biggest school de-segregation battle 50 years ago at the start of the North American non-violence civil rights movement of the 50s and 60s.
As part of CKLN's 24th annual fundraising campaign, Ms. Brown Trickey, her son Isaiah Trickey, and Producer Maria Yongmee Shin will be attending the screening at Revue Cinema,
JOURNEY TO LITTLE ROCK is the winner of the top audience awards at the Sprockets
The success of this documentary has led to a dramatic motion picture daptation being developed by NORTH-EAST PICTURES, with working title HEARTS AND MINDS.
September 25, 2007, marked the 50th anniversary of the
As a voice for independent media, CKLN has its own social activist roots. Celebrating 24 years of broadcasting to the Greater Toronto area, it has expanded its audience on a global perspective through its internet based streaming. CKLN's award-winning programming covers the spectrum of music (blues, soul, rock, reggae, hiphop, country and so much more) to current affairs (both locally and globally). By joining with NORTH-EAST PICTURES to present this special screening of JOURNEY TO LITTLE ROCK a common goal is achieved. CKLN's fundraising goal of $120,000 will ensure another year of critical programming.
Attached you will find a detailed description of JOURNEY TO LITTLE ROCK and Ms. Brown Trickey's latest project.
Minnijean Brown Trickey, Isaiah Trickey and Maria Yongmee Shin will be available for interviews Tuesday October 30 and Wednesday October 31. For more information and interviews please contact:
Heather Douglas: 647-501-5579 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Yongmee Shin: 613-323-7654 or email: email@example.com