Black History Film Festival: HarrietFriday February 28, 2020
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM
We’re celebrating Black History Month with a collection of films curated by historian Lonnie Braxton. Every Friday in February, join us for movies that will shed light on the many facets of civil rights and Black History.
February 14th: RBG (2018) - Learn about the exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
February 21st: Dolores (2017) - Featuring interviews with Gloria Steinem, Luis Valdez, Angela Davis, her children and more, Dolores is an intimate and inspiring portrait of a passionate champion of the oppressed and an indomitable woman willing to accept the personal sacrifices involved in committing one's life to social change.
February 28th: Harriet (2019) - Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's (Cynthia Erivo) escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
Location: Community Room
to go to the Public Library of New London