Screenings hosted by: The Black History Museum

Updated: Sep 6, 2019

located at:122 W Leigh St, Richmond, VA 23220



12:00PM


OUR ALEXANDRIA

(Directed by: Robin Hamilton)


Two artists from Alexandria, Virginia revisit a town’s segregated past, and tell the story of family, friendship, loss and love through their historical dollhouses.



1:00PM


I WANT TO SEE

FOR MYSELF

(Directed by: Sifiso Khanyile)


A brief look at Arthur Ashe’s tough yet graceful fight against apartheid, and the legacy he left by building the Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto.







TRANSITION

(Directed by: Quame Hamlin )


“Transition,” executive produced and narrated by hip hop artist Stalley, is a documentary short film that captures the life of highly touted high school basketball prospect Matt Coleman and chronicles him as he moves on to his freshman year at a major university.



2:15PM

WOKE VOTE

(Directed by: Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren)

Go behind the scenes with Woke Vote, a coalition of Black millennials shaking up American politics. This is the inside story of how a movement founded by a preacher’s daughter from Birmingham who worked in the Obama White House assembled a team and strategy to send a Democrat to the Senate from Alabama for the first time in 25 years—and then helped to restore voting rights to 1.4 million ex-felons, the most significant expansion of voting rights since the Voting Rights Act of 1965.



3:15PM


VSU SCHOOL OF THOUGHT

(Directed by: Jesse Vaughan)

Film Director Jesse Vaughan documents a variety of spoken word essays from members of the Virginia State University campus.

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