Black History Films
February 5—February 26, 2020, Wednesdays 7:00 pm
New Africa House
Room: Theater Room (#03)
UMass Amherst Campus
Join the viewing of Black history films all month, presented by the AfroAm Undergraduate Council.
Malcolm X (1992)
Follow the life of civil rights leader Malcolm X (Denzel Washington) from his beginnings as a street hustler to the face of the Nation of Islam in this riveting biopic directed by Spike Lee.
Director Ava Duvernay presents the story of the 1965 Selma campaign following Dr. King (David Oyelowo) through the struggle for voting rights in Alabama.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Follow the wild and hectic careers of the members of Hip Hop group NWA through their biopic directed by F. Gary Gray.
The Birth of a Nation (2016)
Nate Parker tells the story of Nat Turner's slave rebellion in this riveting film about this explosive reaction to the horrors of slavery.