African American Film Festival

Through the month of February, watch movies that celebrate the achievement and recognize the struggles the African American Community has gone through in the history of the United States.  Hosted by the Danville Boyle County African American Historical Society.

African American Film Festival
African American Film Festival movies
Films in this series:

FEB 3: Summer of Soul -- Documentary about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival which celebrated African-American music and culture and promoted Black pride and unity. (Rated PG-13; 1hr 58m)

FEB 10: Selma -- A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. (Rated PG-13; 2h 8m)

FEB 17: Glory -- Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates. (Rated R; 2h 2m)

FEB 24: Loving -- The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision. (Rated PG-13; 2h 3m)

Community Room
Ages 13+
Not Required