Join us in celebrating Black History Month with a series of films throughout February.
Black History Month Film Series: Selma
Learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement in 1964 through this Academy Award Winning film.
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: San Lorenzo Library
Black History Month Film Series: BlacKKKlansman
A black detective sets out to infiltrate the Colorado chapter of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of his Jewish colleague. In the midst of the 1970s civil rights movement, they risk their lives to obtain insider information on the violent organization.
Attendance is limited to the first 60 people and not guaranteed. Doors will open 30 minutes before showtime. Films may not be suitable for all viewers.
Albany Library is presenting this movie in partnership with Albany FilmFest.
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Albany Library
Black History Month Film Series: Blindspotting
A black ex-con trying to finish out his year-long probation witnesses a brutal police shooting, an incident that begins to haunt him and ultimately forces him to re-examine his relationship with his white best friend, a man who is known to be reckless.
Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library: Albany Library
Black History Month Film Series: Sorry to Bother You
A black telemarketer reaps professional success after adopting a "white voice," but soon begins to examine his conscience.
Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019