Want to watch Freedom Summer in the theater? Check this list of screenings for a location near you. Screenings are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. (This list is updated regularly.)
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC
Presented by the Advancement Project
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.