More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution"
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

We'll mark the 31st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and celebrate King's life and the legacy of the modern Civil Rights Movement by viewing a series of enlightening films in January. 

  • Wednesday, January 4, 6-8:30 pm. "Unchained Memories: Readings From the Slave Narratives" (2004, 75 min.)
  • Saturday, January 7, 1-2:30 pm. "Malcolm X" (1992, PG, 202 min.)
  • Wednesday, January 11, 2-4 pm. "Selma" (2014, PG-13, 128 min.)
  • Saturday, January 14, 1-3:30 pm. "What Happened, Miss Simone?" (2015, NR, 101 min.)
  • Monday, January 16, 2-4 pm. "Eyes on the Prize: Ain't Scared of Your Jails" (2006, 60 min.) 
  • Wednesday, January 18, 6-8:30 pm. "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" (2016, NR, 120 min.): This riveting documentary tells of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Political Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years. Post-screening discussion will follow.

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Age Groups: 
Adults
Teens
Susan McClelland
smcclelland@oppl.org
7083838200