“Raising Bertie”

Don’t miss Center Aisle Cinema: “Raising Bertie” at the Columbia Public Library. The film is an intimate portrait of three African-American boys as they face a precarious coming-of-age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. This powerful vérité film weaves the young men’s narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty and educational inequity. Free.