Did you miss The Africa Center film below? You’re in luck! It will be on view on September 27th at 9pm as part of CNN Films. Watch the trailer Here.
The Africa Center is hosting an outdoor film screening of John Lewis: Good Trouble, directed by Dawn Porter on the Africa Center Plaza at 110th Street and 5th Avenue. The documentary focuses on Congressman John Lewis’ lifelong commitment to being a civil rights champion and his crusade for racial and social justice. As the 2020 general election day is fast approaching, The Africa Center presents this timely film to inspire and encourage our community to exercise their right to vote early and on November 3rd. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law will offer remarks on the significance of John Lewis’ legacy and our right to vote, along with on-site voter registration during the program.
They will also welcome THE OFFICE performing arts + film’s RESIST COVID | TAKE SIX campaign and the U.S. Census Bureau to encourage New Yorkers to fill out the Census before September 30th. As an introduction to the program, The Africa Center’s CEO, Uzodinma Iweala will discuss the film’s relevance to current social and political movements and other forms of civic engagement in communities across the United States. For more information and to register, click on the button below.
John Lewis: Good Trouble at The Africa Center will take place on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:30pm. Seating starts at 7:00pm. Rain date will be September 3rd.
Social distancing will be implemented maintaining six-feet between attendees. Masks are required to enter the screening area. There are 70 chairs available ~ first come, first serve. Teranga will be open until 8pm for takeout.