Children's Cinema: Spotlighting Civil Rights

Last Date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 4 p.m.

Film viewings on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. and Fridays at noon in January and February. Ages 7-12.

And the Children Shall Lead And the Children Shall Lead
When a group of civil rights activists comes to town, the tension between black and white citizens grows. It's up to Rachel and her friends to persuade the adults to overcome the racial barriers that divide them.

Showing Wednesday, Jan. 23 and Friday, Jan. 25
Selma, Lord Selma Selma Lord Selma
The story of a young schoolgirl in Selma, Ala., who is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to resist the degradation that her fellow African-Americans are suffering.

Showing Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Friday, Feb. 1
Ruby Bridges Ruby Bridges
When bright six-year-old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time.

Showing Wednesday, Feb. 6 and Friday, Feb. 15