Friday, February 9, 2018

BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 2018


Join us at American Corner Trieste to enjoy a Film, Conference, Poem, or Discussion on the theme.
All Activities are FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC. All activities are in English.

5/02 - 9 am and 11 am - The LEGACY of MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.  - Presentation by Kim Natoli, US Consul for Press and Culture - US Consulate Milan.  For High School Students by Invitation Only (Preseren, Nordio, IST)

 6/02 - 11 am - SELMA - Film 2014 - 2 hrs. 8 min. 
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

20/02 11 am - RACE - Film 2016 - 2 hrs. 15 min.
Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

26/02 - 10 am - Short Story Club - Discussion of Langston Hughes' I, Too (Am America) and Martin Luther King Jr.'s I have a Dream Speech from the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

27/02 - 11 am - GUESS WHO'S COMING to DINNER - Film 1967 - 1 hr. 40 min.
A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fiancé.

27/02 - 7 pm - GET OUT - Film 2016 - 1 hr. 44 min.
It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.

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