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Auteur Film Series Screens Documentary for African American History Month

February 13, 2012 – In honor of African American History Month, Collin College’s Auteur Film Series will screen the documentary Color Adjustment Monday, Feb. 27.

Within the series’ 2011-12 theme of “Films From the Wasteland: TV and the Recline(r) of Civilization,” Color Adjustment is an award-winning documentary that scrutinizes America’s racial consciousness through the performances of African American actors in major network programming.

The film is narrated by Ruby Dee and provides a 40-year overview of African Americans in primetime TV.

The screening is free and open to the public.

The film runs 88 minutes. The film is not rated and some material may not be suitable for all audiences.

The screening begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Central Park Campus Conference Center, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney.

Visit www.collin.edu/academics/csce/auteurfilmseries.html for more information.

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