Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power

Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power

September 28, 2023
Free Screening! Presented with The Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship, and Justice.

Details About the Film

This film is part of the series SHOW ME: Season 3

Through first person accounts and searing archival footage, this documentary tells the story of the local movement and young Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) organizers who fought not just for voting rights, but for Black Power in Lowndes County, Alabama. The screening will be followed by a community conversation led by The Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship, and Justice, exploring topics around voting rights, voter suppression, and Black power.

Presented By

Director(s): Sam Pollard, Geeta Gandbhir
Year Released: 2022
Runtime: 90 minutes
Country: USA
Language(s): English
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