*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:
DO THE RIGHT THING starring Spike Lee and Danny Aiello. On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. The movie was nominated for 2 Oscars and 4 Golden Globes.
 Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Lisa at lfagundes@sfpl.org

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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iPad Stop Motion Animation
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 3:00 pm
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Video Studio: Open House
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 4:00 pm
Main Library, Mix: Video - 2nd Fl
Movie Night: The Queen of Katwe
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 5:30 pm
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Saturday, March 25, 2017, 3:00 pm
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Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:30 pm
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Through Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Barack Obama: A Legacy of Hope
Through Thursday, June 1, 2017
Main Library, African American Center

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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