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 grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
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.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.