Movie Night @Claremont

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Next event (Weekly): February 27, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:30pm View all dates

All scheduled dates:

  • February 6, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (ended)
  • February 13, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (ended)
  • February 20, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (ended)
  • February 27, 2019 - 5:30pm-7:30pm 

Movie Night @Claremont

Four films celebrating African American History Month

Wed., February  6,  5:30pm  Fences /2016 / PG-13 /133 minutes

Adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh.

Wed. February 13, 5:30pm   Marshall  /2017 /PG-13 /118 min.
In 1940 Connecticut, Thurgood Marshall (played by Chadwick Boseman) defends a black chauffeur accused of rape.

Wed., February 20, 5:30pm   Loving /2016/PG-13/ 123 minutes
An interracial couple fight Virginia’s miscegenation laws, and their case reaches the Supreme Court. Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga  give powerful performances as the Lovings and were nominated for Academy Awards for their work on this film project.

Wed., February 27, 5:30pm   Selma  /2014/PG-13/ 128 minutes
Portrays Martin Luther King Jr’s role in the civil-rights march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to secure voting rights for black Americans.  Directed by Ava DuVernay, Selma “hums with suspense and surprise”-A.O. Scott NYT review.

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