|Black History Month Film Festival|
Event Type: Adult - Film|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
In celebration of Black History Month, the library is sponsoring a month long Film Festival. All films are rated PG-13
February 6 -- Marshall, 1 hr. 58 min.
About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. Starring Chadwick Boseman in the title role.
February 13 -- Good Hair, 1 hr. 36 min
Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles.
February 20 -- John Lewis Get in the Way, 1 hr.
The first major documentary biography of John Lewis, civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion of human rights.
February 27 -- Fences, 2 hrs. 19 minutes
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. A film adaptation of the play by August Wilson.
Contact: Kathy Degyansky
Contact Number: 914-422-1488