Fair Housing Through The Lens Of Film | WYPR

Fair Housing Through The Lens Of Film

Aug 20, 2020

Harlem Park community activist Anthony Francis visits a corner store in a still from the documentary film, "Deserted."
Credit Emily Stubb

A virtual film festival next week will examine housing discrimination through the lens of film. Raemond Parrott, of Baltimore’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights, previews the motion pictures and discussions and tells about the pandemic-related complaints his office is investigating.

Click here to view the schedule of events for the Fair Housing Film Festival. WYPR is a media partner for this event.

Then, filmmaker Emily Stubb describes “Deserted,” a documentary that follows West Baltimore activist Anthony Francis. Francis says growing up in a food desert shapes how children think about connecting to food. View the trailer here. The film will be shown next Wednesday at 10 am.