Thursday, July 7, 2016
ADF’s Movies By Movers Documentary Feature Screening
Black Ballerina (Director Frances McElroy).
Saturday, July 9, 2016
ADF’s Movies By Movers professional shorts screening
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices. An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed meditation on adolescence, the first full-length film by director David Gordon Green features remarkable performances from an award-winning ensemble cast.
David Gordon Green, 2000, 89 min, USA, in English, Color.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
In 1997, Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman offered to pay for the senior prom at Charleston High School in Mississippi under one condition: the prom had to be racially integrated. His offer was ignored. In 2008, Freeman offered again. This time the school board accepted, and history was made.
Paul Saltzman, 2009, 90 min, Canada, in English, Color.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Meet Patrick Haggerty, author of Lavender Country, the world’s first openly gay country album (1973), now enjoying a resurgence of popularity since its reissue two years ago on the Paradise of Bachelors label, based in Chapel Hill. Haggerty will share music and stories about his experiences as an openly gay country music artist and lifetime political activist. The “unplugged” performance, featuring Nashville-based backup band Promised Land Sound, will be preceded by a free screening of “These C*cksucking Tears,” a documentary short film by Daniel Taberski about the Lavender Country story, which won best documentary short at South by Southwest 2016 in Austin, Texas. Cash bar at 5:30 PM.