black history month Keith Robinson 2009


Immediate: February 4, 2009 Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail:  

The Nassau Community College Black History Month Committee Presents: Black History Month 2009

January 23 – February 27

Garden City, NY The Nassau Community College Black History Month Committee is honored to present a screening of October 16, a short film by Keith Robinson. The screening will take place on Wednesday, February 25 at 12:30 p.m. in the College Center Building.

Robinson wrote and directed October 16, which is about an up and coming songwriter who struggles with the approaching first anniversary of his younger brother's death in Iraq. October 16 was selected for Black Entertainment Television's Best Shorts Film Showcase. The film screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information about it, please call 516.572.7376. About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 22,000 full- and part-time students and 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 60 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.