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COMMUNITY CINEMA  CFI EDUCATION   Circles  Director: Cassidy Friedman Monday, April 15 12:00 - 2:00pm  Smith Rafael Film Center  1118 Fourth St  San Rafael    Click photo to click photo to view trailer Eric Butler, a Hurricane Katrina survivor and pioneer of the restorative justice movement, relocates to Oakland, where he put his no-nonsense approach into practice counseling vulnerable Black and Latino teenagers at a high school in Richmond. Shot over two years, the film follows Butler's impassioned efforts to nurture troubled youth and keep them in school, fighting racial discrimination by replacing snap suspensions and expulsions with gritty, intimate and honest mentoring.But when his own teenage son is arrested, he begins to question his methods and ability as both a teacher and a father. Circles is an inspirational portrait of a father desperate to provide his son with the leadership and compassion he never received from his own.    Discussion and Q&A following screening with :  Confirmed guest: Eric Butler, film subject, restorative justice counselor   Invited guest: Cassidy Friedman, director      Free ticket reservations to this screening are available  ONLY through this EVENTBRITE invitation FIRST COME - FIRST SERVED SEATING IS NOT GUARANTEED If after reserving tickets you find that you or your group cannot attend, please cancel your reservation.                       For information about CFI Education visit
  • Start:April 15, 2019
  • End:April 15, 2019
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  • Where:Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th Street, San Rafael, California, United States, 94901
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