Calendar / Type: Film

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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Free Film Series – 13th - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

13th (2016, director Ava DuVernay, 1 hour and 40 minutes, TV-MA).

In this thought-provoking documentary directed by Ava DuVernay, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. Free with admission. This screening complements the exhibition Nina Chanel Abney.

 

Sunday, March 19, 2017

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Free Film Series – Do the Right Thing - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Do the Right Thing (1989, director Spike Lee, 2 hours, rated R).

 

The hottest day of the year explodes on-screen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, this powerful portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise. This screening complements the exhibition Nina Chanel Abney.