*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.

These cultural events are free and open to the public. Share your own thoughts on race at Race in the Public Eye.

Upcoming Events

Flix at The Mix
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 12:30 pm
Main Library, Mix: Carpet Garden - 2nd Fl
Films for Adults: Cat People
Monday, May 1, 2017, 3:00 pm
Golden Gate Valley, Golden Gate Valley Meeting Room
Teen Movie: Queen of Katwe
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4:00 pm
Excelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room

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Sunset Movie Nights
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 6:30 pm
Sunset, Sunset Children's Area

Current Exhibits

Envisioning the Classics with Color
Through Thursday, May 25, 2017
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
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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