Black History Month Documentary Screenings

Saturdays 10:00-4:00
Sundays  12:00-4:00
Free with Sigal Museum admission
Weekend 1 – February 3 and 4
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (a six-part series from PBS starring Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
“This series is likely to remain the gold standard…”
Weekend 2 – February 10 and 11
Finding Your Roots 
Join renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as he delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans.
Weekend 3 – February 17 and 18, Presidents’ Day Weekend
The Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns
Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burns’s epic documentary brings to life America’s most destructive –and defining– conflict.
Weekend 4 – February 24 and 25
Pioneers of African American Cinema
20+ short films by African American filmmakers before 1950, curated by Kino Lorner; co-curated by Professors Charles Musser of Yale University and Jacqueline Stewart of the University of Chicago.