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Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution
June 16, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDTFree
The film reveals how the federal government, with crucial support from medical professionals and civil rights activists, leveraged Medicare funding to bring down the Jim Crow hospital system. Narrated by Danny Glover, it begins as black doctors’ efforts to end racial discrimination clash with the federally funded postwar expansion of segregated hospitals.
United Nations Film Festival for Seniors
UNAFF is giving seniors the opportunity to view free documentaries for up to one week before the date listed. At 4pm on the date listed, engage in a discussion with the film’s creators.
How to Register
- Open your camera on your smartphone.
- Select the rear facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR code appears in the viewfinder in your camera. Your device recognizes the QR code and shows a notification.
- Tap the notification to open the link associated with the QR code.
Once registered, the password to view the film(s) in advance and Zoom invitation for the panel will be provided.