The Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, the Film Society of Minneapolis-St. Paul, the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, the University of Minnesota Center for Jewish Studies, the Federal Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association and the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota present a film screening of
Red Father tells the story of attorney Bernard Ades' struggle against legal racism. Mr. Ades also later fought fascism in Spain and was black-listed. The film features Bernard's daughter, Janet, who reflects on his legacy and questions his ideology.
Following the film, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota Michael J. Davis will lead a discussion on the issues raised by the documentary.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
5:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Film Screening and Panel Discussion
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main Street