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Black History Month Film Festival

Event Type: Adult - Film
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 2/13/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 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.

Location: Auditorium
Contact: Kathy Degyansky
Contact Number: 914-422-1488