Black Films on the Red Carpet

Award Winning Films about African Americans
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In honor of Black History Month and the beginning of Hollywood's Award season, Potrero Branch will be showing award-winning movies about  African Americans. 
This week:
GLORY starring Denzel Washington and Matthew Broderick. Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates. The movie was nominated for 5 Oscars, winning 3, and 5 Golden Globes, winning 1.
Light refreshments will be served
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This is a Films & Videos program from SFPL. From feature films to youth-made videos, we’ve got something great to watch.

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