John Greyson: Fig Trees
James Branch Cabell Library, lecture hall (room 303)
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23284
Professor Greyson (Department of Film, York University, Canada) will talk about his documentary film, Fig Trees, which follows South African AIDS activist Zackie Achmat and Canadian AIDS activist Tim McCaskell as they fight for access to treatment for HIV/AIDS. This event, which will include a screening of Fig Trees, is made possible in part by a Quest Global Impact Award.
The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street, and West Cary Street parking decks. For questions, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events coordinator, at (804) 828-0593.
For information about all Humanities Research Center events, see the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences events list.
The "HIV/AIDS: Local, National, and Global Perspectives" series is presented by the VCU Humanities Research Center.
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