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 new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
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.