The Office of Multicultural Affairs invites students, colleagues, and friends, to attend a screening of “Tested,” a film by award-winning filmmaker, Curtis Chin. The documentary, which follows a racially diverse group of students as they prepare to take a high stakes test that will determine whether they will be admitted to one of New York City’s prestigious specialized high schools, explores such topics as equal access, affirmative action, stereotypes, and the model minority myth.
The film will be screened on Thursday, October 1, 2015, in the Washington Room, Mather Hall, at 6:30 PM. Following the film, at around 7:45 PM, Curtis Chin will be available for a Q & A session.
Co-sponsored by thee following programs or departments: American Studies, Educational Studies, Political Science, Sociology, and Urban Educational Initiatives.
Go to http://www.testedfilm.com to learn more.