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.