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African American History Month Film

Selma (2014, PG-13)

2020-02-22 14:00:00 2020-02-22 17:30:00 America/Chicago African American History Month Film Join us for a showing of “Selma”, director Ava DuVernay’s 2014 film that chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s epic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Eola Road Branch

Saturday, February 22
2:00pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-22 14:00:00 2020-02-22 17:30:00 America/Chicago African American History Month Film Join us for a showing of “Selma”, director Ava DuVernay’s 2014 film that chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s epic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Eola Road Branch

Eola Road Branch

Eola Large Meeting Room

Join us for a showing of “Selma”, director Ava DuVernay’s 2014 film that chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s epic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

Selma portrays the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (David Oyelowo) led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernay’s Selma tells the real story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.

Starring David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Alessandro Nivola, Giovanni Ribisi, Common, Carmen Ejogo, Lorraine Toussaint, with Tim Roth and Oprah Winfrey as “Annie Lee Cooper.”

2014, MPAA rating PG-13. Run time 128 minutes.

TAGS: | General Interest |

Eola Road Branch

Phone: 630-264-3400
Fax: 630-898-5220
Branch manager
Becky Clark

Hours
Mon, Sep 21 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Tue, Sep 22 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Wed, Sep 23 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 24 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 25 Closed
Sat, Sep 26 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Sep 27 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

This branch shares the Eola Community Center buiding with the Fox Valley Park District. It offers a quiet reading room with a fireplace, study rooms and a family computer lab. The Eola Road Branch has public meeting rooms that may be used for community programs. 

 

Contact Becky

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