Race In America Film Series

MORE VIEWING

» Watch American Masters’ Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart documentary here on PBS. Read more about Lorraine Hansberry here.

KERA presents three film screening and conversation events to facilitate a deeper understanding of American minority experiences.

Please join us to watch free Thursday evening showings of:

Dolores: The Story of Dolores Huerta (March 1)
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (February 8). KERA will also broadcast this documentary Monday, February 19 at 9pm.
I Am Not Your Negro (January 11)

… then participate in a follow-up discussion of the films. See below for screening details and film descriptions. All three films are presented in partnership with the City of Fort Worth Human Relations Unit.

ALSO

» View the Black History Month 2018 programming schedule on KERA
» Listen on Think: The Untold History of HBCUs
» View our Educational Toolkits for Teachers and Parents for more resources
 


 

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

(KERA will also broadcast this documentary Monday, February 19 at 9pm.)

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

This film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played in America.

Date: Thursday, February 8 at 7pm
Location: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, a part of the city of Fort Worth’s Movies That Matter series
Visit the film’s website
Visit KERA’s HBCU page
Watch the film’s trailer

 


 

Dolores: The Story of Dolores Huerta

Dolores: The Story of Dolores Huerta

With intimate and unprecedented access, this film tells the story of one of the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history.

Are you a teacher or discussion group leader? Download our Race in America education toolkit.

Date: Thursday, March 1 at 7pm
Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
» Register here (free)

 


 

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America.

Educators and discussion group leaders — we have two additional toolkits available for download: an I Am Not Your Negro curriculum guide and a film club discussion guide.


Date: Thursday, January 11 | 6:30pm reception | 7pm screening, followed by conversation
Location: Fort Worth Botanical Garden’s Lecture Hall, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Moderator: Bob Ray Sanders | Panelists: Dr. Stacie McCormick and Dr. Max Krochmal

 


 

Questions? Contact KERA’s Community Engagement Department: 214-740-9335 or engage@kera.org.

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