Race In America Film Series

ALSO

Watch American Masters’ Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart documentary at 8pm Friday, January 19, on KERA. See the trailer here on PBS.

Read more about Lorrainne Hansberry

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:

I Am Not Your Negro (January 11)*
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (February 8)
Dolores: The Story of Dolores Huerta (March 1),

… then participate in a follow-up discussion of the films. See below for screening details and film descriptions.

(*UPDATE: The I Am Not Your Negro screening on January 11 is sold out.)

All three films are presented in partnership with the City of Fort Worth Human Relations Unit.

Visit KERA’s Educational Toolkits for Teachers and Parents for more resources.

I Am Not Your Negro (SOLD OUT)

I Am Not Your Negro

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

Are you an educator or discussion group leader? We also have two additional resources 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
»Register here (free)

UPDATES
• The I Am Not Your Negro screening on January 11 is sold out and registration is closed.
I Am Not Your Negro will air on KERA TV (Channel 13) Monday, January 15 at 9pm.

 

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

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
Watch the film’s trailer
» Register here (free)

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.

Date: Thursday, March 1 at 7pm
Location: Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. 3rd St.
» Register here (free)


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

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