In celebration of Black History Month, the Library’s Friends group is sponsoring a month-long film festival this February. Every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., we’ll show a different feature film or documentary. All films are rated PG-13.
February 6 – Marshall (118 minutes)
About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
February 13 – Good Hair (96 minutes)
Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles.
February 20 – John Lewis Get in the Way (60 minutes)
The first major documentary biography of John Lewis, civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion of human rights.
February 27 – Fences (139 minutes)
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. A film adaptation of the play by August Wilson.