TUESDAY, SEP 12, 2017 / 4:00pm - 7:00pm. HATCHER GALLERY #100

The English Language Institute joins the Institute for the Humanities and Department of Afroamerican and African Studies to present a free screening of the critically acclaimed film Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay and based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis. A short introduction to the film and its historical context will precede the screening at 4:10pm, and a discussion with graduate students Maryam Aziz (American Culture), David Hutchinson (History), and Tara Weinberg (History) will follow at 6:30pm. 

Presented in conjunction with "Marching Forward: Social Justice Then and Now" series of events, projects, and resources associated with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell’s visit to the University of Michigan on September 21, 2017.