Library to Screen Documentary ‘Food, Clothing and Shelter’


The Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of Food, Clothing, and Shelter, a documentary by local filmmaker, Ebrima Ba on Saturday, December 1, at 3:00 p.m.

The film examines how local communities in urban Atlanta are turning to African skills, tradition, and knowledge to find alternative ways to meet basic needs. Also documented are communities of color that provide for themselves through urban gardening, handmade clothing, selling handmade goods, and collective living.

This event will be followed by a post screening community discussion facilitated by the filmmaker, Ebrima Ba.

The screening and discussion with be held in the Heritage Education Center Auditorium on the Library’s Fourth Floor. The library is located at 101 Auburn Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-2503. All programs are free and open to the public. For additional information call AARL at (404) 730-4001, ext. 100

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