All-College Read: "The Color of Friendship" Film And Discussion

February 15, 2019

12:00 PM - 02:30 PM

High Point Campus – H5 228

Film Synopsis: In 1977, two girls from opposite sides of the world come together and change each other's lives. Young, white Mahree Bok (Lindsey Haun) lives in apartheid South Africa with her wealthy family. Piper Dellums (Shadia Simmons), the daughter of a black U.S. congressman in Washington, D.C., prepares to welcome Mahree to the U.S. for a semester abroad. Mahree is surprised to find her host family is black, and Piper is stunned that Mahree is white. Each will have to question the assumptions she had.
This film viewing will be followed by a discussion.