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Film Screening: "What These Walls Won't Hold" - COVID in San Quentin Prison

Date and Time for this Past Event


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Adamu Chan's powerful documentary transcends the COVID-19 pandemic, revealing resilience and hope inside San Quentin State Prison. As a formerly incarcerated person, Chan offers an insider's perspective on his journey to freedom while amplifying the voices of his community on both sides of the prison walls.

Join members of KALW's prison journalism training program and Uncuffed team to see the work of a contributing member of the San Quentin Media Center who is now working professionally as a filmmaker. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Adamu's colleagues in KALW's multimedia programs.

Please note: Doors open at 5 pm. The film screening will begin at 6 pm.

📍 220 Montgomery St., San Francisco, 2 blocks from BART/MUNI
🍕 Free pizza, salad, and breadsticks from our sponsor, Joyride Pizza
🍷 Refreshments for donation (and KALW members get their first one on the house)
🆓 The event is free with an RSVP — please donate what you can to support our work here

Please note:

- The event space is just to the left of the main entrance to the Mills Building at 220 Montgomery Street
- We recommend taking BART/MUNI, exiting at Montgomery, and walking two blocks north
- If you drive, there are several garages within two blocks of the event location; Ride-shares can drop off and pick up directly in front of the venue