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Full Frame Film Festival: Friday Films

The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina)

No Umbrella - Election Day in the City screening with Freedom Summer. A Q&A follows the screening.

The title of this up-close account of African-Americans trying to vote in Ward 7 of Cleveland's Lower East Side during the elections of 2004 comes from an oft-repeated saying of long-time councilwoman Fannie Lewis in the film: "It's like we prayed for rain and didn't bring no umbrellas..."