Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. pointed out that Sunday morning at eleven o'clock is the most segregated hour in America. Decades later, the church still remains one of America's most segregated institutions. Although church-going Americans believe that all believers in Christ are part of an exten...
Thursday, August 17 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Thursday, August 10 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Mid-South Immigrant Advocacy Presentation of Entre Nos -A story based on facts which offers a fresh take on the issue of new immigrants in the United States. Mariana totes her two children from Colombia to reunite with her husband in Queens, New York. Her life is devastatingly turned around when ...
Thursday, August 3 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
This was what Kevan told himself when the idea came together in 2015 to backpack across Europe... as the backpack. After all, the 30-year-old ginger had never been out of his wheelchair for more than a few hours, let alone overseas, in a foreign land. So, as plans came together for the trip, he e...
Thursday, July 27 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
This Disney Classic, the first to feature a black Princess, is a modern day retelling of the classic story "The Frog Prince". The Princess and the Frog finds the lives of arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana crossing paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a ...
Thursday, July 20 2017 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Orange Mound, Tennessee: America’s Community – The film celebrates Orange Mound, a centrally located historical community in Memphis, TN. Orange Mound is the first community established by African Americans where they could build and own property.
Thursday, July 13 2017 8:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Filmed in Tennessee and Arkansas and chronicling the troubled quest of a sharecropper, Zeke Johnson (Haynes), and his relationship with the seductive Chick (McKinney), Hallelujah was one of the first all-black films by a major studio. It was intended for a general audience and was considered so r...
Thursday, July 6 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Inspired by militant black leaders like Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael, a new, radicalized generation of civil rights activists made up of young college students, Vietnam vets, musicians, and intellectuals emerged in Memphis in 1967. The Invaders espoused Black Power and, when pushed, did not l...
Thursday, June 29 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
The Verge Memphis Documentary is the stories of 7 independent artists pursuing their dreams in the most famous music city in the world Memphis, TN. Nick, Faith, Marco, Brennan, Kyndle, Black Rock Revival, and Keia will take us on their own personal journey of discovery, dedication, and determinat...
Thursday, June 22 2017 8:30 PM — 9:00 PM
The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Screening Guest - Official Black Lives Matter Memphis Chapter
Thursday, June 15 2017 8:30 PM — 10:00 PM