Celebrate African American History Month with Four Films in February
Wednesdays in the Scott Room at 3:15 PM.
Get Out (Ages 17+) – Register
A young African American man meets his white girlfriend’s parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears. Note this film is rated R for violence and language.
Color Adjustment (Ages 15+) – Register
Narrated by Ruby Dee Color Adjustment allows viewers to revisit some of television’s most popular stars and shows, among them Amos and Andy, The Nat King Cole Show, I Spy, Julia, Good Times, Roots, Frank’s Place and The Cosby Show. But this time around, Riggs asks us to look at these familiar favorites in a new way. (Available on Kanopy.)
I Am Not Your Negro (Ages 15+) – Register
The documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. (Available on Kanopy.)
Loving (Ages 15+) – Register
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.