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
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
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.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.