Family Movie Night - Black History Month Edition

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February 23rd - Shooting Stars

 

Based on the book by LeBron James and the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Friday Night Lights, Buzz Bissinger, Shooting Stars is the inspiring origin story of a basketball superhero, revealing how LeBron James and his childhood friends become the #1 high school team in America, launching James's breathtaking career as a four-time NBA Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, and the NBA's all-time leading scorer.

 

 

 

 

February 16th - Harriet

 

From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is told.

 

 

 

February 9th - Woodlawn

 

A gifted high-school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.

 

Come out and join us and we experience a small slice of history.

 

 

 

February 2nd - Cabin In The Sky

 

As part of Black History Month, "Cabin In The Sky" is a classic look back at actors and actresses that are part of our history and paved the way for African Americans to participate in the entertainment arts on a large stage.

 

During a bizarre dream in which God and Satan battle for his soul, a lazy gambling husband is guided towards redemption. Oscar-nominated musical stars an all-black cast and features actress/singer Lena Horne ("The Wiz"). With appearances by jazz greats Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Directed by Oscar-winner Vincente Minnelli ("Gigi," "An American in Paris"). Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time.

 

Come out and join us and we experience a small slice of history.