Join us at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library for The 34th Annual Black Film Festival! MLK Library presents a selection of great Black Films to celebrate and showcase Black art and life in America. They will be screening films each Tuesday in February showcasing different aspects of the Black experience! Movies will be shown in the Auditorium.
On Tuesday, Feb 21st: Feature Films will start @ 5:00pm (Double Features will play back to back)
Lets meet at the Auditorium at 4:45pm
I am not Your Negro @5:00pm PG 13 1h 35m
Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. Filmmaker Raoul Peck examines James Baldwin's unfinished book about the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
13th 1h 40m
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
Allow time to see the Emmett Till & Mamie Till-Mobley: Let the World See exhibition that shares the story of how a mother's bravery and fight for justice more than six decades ago fueled the civil rights movement in America and provides a framework for people and communities committed to racial healing. https://dclibrary.libnet.info/event/7965316#branch
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