Cyntoia Brown was an average teenager in an American town. But a series of bad decisions led the 16-year old into a situation that ended with her killing a man who had picked her up for sex. She was sentenced to life in a Tennessee Prison meaning, in her case, she will serve a minimum of 51 years. Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story challenges our assumptions  about violence and explores how factors such as biology and family history can doom some young people from the star

Long Beach Public Library and Long Beach Central Area Association  present Community Cinema, February 22, 2011 -screening “Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story“.

Community Cinema, produced by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), is a free monthly screening series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. A discussion and Q&A session will follow each screening.


February 22, 2011
6 p.m.
L.B. Main Public Library-Library Auditorium
101 Pacific Ave., Long Beach, Ca. 90822
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Panelist: Flozelle Woodmore, Georgette Breland
Moderator: Teresa Gomez, Human Dignity Program
Validated Parking: Civic Center Parking Broadway & Chestnut