BLACK LEADERS FILM SERIES – April 25 -27
Friday, April 25, 2014
6:30pm Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind
The first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, uses a wealth of material from the Garvey movement-written documents, film and photographs-to reveal what motivated a poor Jamaican to set up an international organization.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
2pm Wangari Maathai: Taking Root
A compelling documentary narrative about the first environmentalist and first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
4:00pm Catch a Fire & Captain Thomas Sankara
Tells the story of Deacon Paul Bogle, often described as a 19th century Malcom X. 30 years after the end of slavery in Jamaica.
5:30pm Amilcar Cabral & Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work
Uncovers and interviews scores of former associates of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist, philosopher and political leader. He became a spokesman for the Algerian revolution against French colonialism, and as the author of Black Skin, White Masks, Fanon documented the effects of colonialism and racism on the people of colonized countries
Sunday, April 27, 2014
1pm Lumumba: Death of a Prophet
Like Malcolm X, Patrice Lumumba is remembered less for his lasting achievements than as an enduring symbol of the struggle for self-determination.
2:40pm Alex Haley
This inspiring ALEX HALEY portrait recounts the transformation of a college dropout into one of America’s most powerful writers.
4pm Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992
Documents Audre Lorde’s influence on the German political and cultural scene during a decade of profound social change
WHERE: Teachers College, Columbia University – 263 Macy
525 West 120th Street, NY NY 10027
PLEASE NOTE: PHOTO ID required to enter the building
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