Screening “Storming Caesar’s Palace” with Director Q&A

Excitement is in the air as we eagerly anticipate the upcoming screening of the PBS award-winning documentary, “Storming Caesar’s Palace,” right here at the College of Southern Nevada. Set to take place on April 24, 2024, at our Charleston Campus in K101 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. This event promises an evening filled with inspiration, insight, and reflection.

Directed by the talented filmmaker Hazel Gurland, “Storming Caesar’s Palace” is a remarkable portrayal of fortitude and grace, centering on the compelling story of local Welfare Rights activist, Ms. Ruby Duncan. Through Gurland’s lens, audiences are invited to delve into the depths of Ms. Duncan’s journey, witnessing her unwavering dedication to advocating for social justice and equality.

The film, which premiered on “Independent Lens” during Women’s History Month of 2023, has garnered critical acclaim for its touching narrative and powerful storytelling. It serves as a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of grassroots activism.

We are honored to host Hazel Gurland for a special Q&A session following the screening. This presents a unique opportunity for our community to engage directly with the filmmaker, gaining further insights into the creative process behind this compelling documentary.

As members of the CSN family, we understand the importance of amplifying voices that often go unheard and shining a light on stories that deserve to be told. “Storming Caesar’s Palace” showcases these values, offering a platform for reflection, dialogue, and collective action.

We invite all faculty, staff, students, and community members to join us for this momentous occasion. Let us come together to celebrate the indomitable spirit of individuals like Ms. Ruby Duncan and to reaffirm our commitment to creating a more just and equitable society.

Mark your calendars and spread the word. Together, let’s make this screening a memorable and impactful event.

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