LOS ANGELES POVERTY DEPARTMENT – FREE MOVIE NIGHTS AT THE MUSEUM
FREE Movie Screenings, Free popcorn, Free Coffee & Free Conversation
Friday, January 19, 2024, 7pm
Screening: Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot
Directed by Bill Brummel
Runtime: 40 min.
Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot is the story of a courageous group of Alabama students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African Americans in the South. Standing in their way: a century of Jim Crow, a resistant and segregationist state, and a federal government slow to fully embrace equality. By organizing and marching bravely in the face of intimidation, violence, arrest and even murder, these change-makers achieved one of the most significant victories of the civil rights era.