EventsDr. Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival

10:30 AM – 5:30 PM
African American Museum and Library at Oakland

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Film Festival 

Monday, January 15, 2024,

10:30 am -5:30 pm

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival. A time to honor the life and achievements of Dr. King and reflect on the struggles of racial equality then and NOW. This year's featured films are: 

10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Youngest Marcher (Kid-Friendly)
Audrey Faye Hendricks was confident and bold and brave as can be, and hers is the remarkable and inspiring story of one child's role in the Civil Rights Movement.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
John Lewis: Good Trouble
“This intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’s life and legacy takes us through his more than 60 years of activism—from the bold teenager on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement to the legislative powerhouse he is today.”

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement

“From the Civil Rights era to Watergate, the most striking moments in 20th-century American history were accompanied by an amazing soundtrack of artists whose work reflected and commented on those turbulent times."

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Adam Clayton Powell

“Documents the life and career of civil rights leader Adam Clayton Powell from his time as a pastor in Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church to his political climb and eventual ruin.”

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kaepernick & America

“The documentary explores the intersection between Colin Kaepernick's anthem protests and the reactions they spurred in the United States, revealing unique insights into America's ongoing racial turmoil.”

ALSO: 

12:00 noon - 3:00 pm

Children's Story Time & Activities
Hosted by AAQGO & AAMLO

Celebrating MLK Day - Kid Friendly 

Learn about Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Civil Rights Movement icon through activities such as performing songs, story time, and interpreting story quilts. 

RSVP to reserve your spot. Call 510-637-0200

Program:
AAMLO Event
Suitable for:
Adults
Kids
Teens
Seniors
Grade Schoolers
Tweens
Preschoolers
Families
Type:
Talks
Performances
Seasonal Celebrations
Language:
English

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