Date(s) - Thursday, 09/28/2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
A documentary film that explores the inter-related themes of home, homelessness, compassion and humanity.
Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and guests invite you to a free public screening of the documentary, Signs of Humanity and enjoy a special Q&A with artist and filmmaker, Willie Baronet. Admission is free, however seating is limited. Please R.S.V.P. today! Donations will benefit the Arlington Life Shelter and We Are All Homeless.
SIGNS OF HUMANITY IS A DOCUMENTARY FILM THAT EXPLORES THE INTER-RELATED THEMES OF HOME, HOMELESSNESS, COMPASSION AND HUMANITY. ARTIST AND PROFESSOR WILLIE BARONET HAS PURCHASED MORE THAN 1,300 HOMELESS SIGNS OVER THE PAST 24 YEARS, AND HE USES THIS COLLECTION TO CREATE INSTALLATIONS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS. DURING THE MONTH OF JULY, 2014, WILLIE AND THREE FILMMAKERS DROVE ACROSS THE COUNTRY, INTERVIEWING MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE ON THE STREETS AND PURCHASING OVER 280 SIGNS. SIGNS OF HUMANITY IS A FILM ABOUT THAT TRIP.