Black History Month

Screening-Indie Lens Pop Up: Storming Caesars Palace

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 6:30pm

Storming Caesars Palace focuses on how Vegas activist Ruby Duncan's grassroots movement of moms fought for basic income guarantee.


Becoming Frederick Douglass

Sun, 02/19/2023 - 2:30pm

Explores the inspiring story of how a man born into slavery transformed himself into one of the most prominent statesmen and influential voices for democracy in American history.


Legacy of Love

Fri, 02/03/2023 - 8:30pm

This film reveals the romantic relationship between Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King, Jr. when they met as college students and their dreams for a life of activism and family.


Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 9:00pm

An incredible narrative of struggle, triumph and resistance that brings to life through the lens of an art form that has chronicled the emotions, experiences, and expressions of Black and Brown communities: Hip Hop. 


Independent Lens: The Picture Taker

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 10:00pm

The vibrant life of Ernest Withers—civil rights photographer, and FBI informant—was anything but black and white.


Dream Land: Little Rock's 9th Street

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 9:00pm

West 9th Street was once a vibrant, African-American business and entertainment district.


Independent Lens: The Big Payback

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 10:00pm

The passage of the first-ever tax-funded reparations bill for Black Americans stirs up a debate.


WXXI Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass Screening

Mon, 02/06/2023 - 6:30pm

Join WXXI for a special free preview screening with selections from Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom and Becoming Frederick Douglass followed by a conversation. 


American Masters: Roberta Flack

Fri, 03/31/2023 - 10:30pm

From “First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” to “Killing Me Softly” and beyond, Roberta Flack gave voice to a global soundtrack of beauty and pain, love and anguish, hope and struggle.


American Experience – Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 8:00pm

Meet the influential author and anthropologist whose groundbreaking anthropological work challenged the assumptions about race, gender, and cultural superiority that had long defined the field in the 19th century.

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