W.E.B Du Bois to George Floyd: 150 Years of Resistance Weekend of Free Films
Name: W.E.B Du Bois to George Floyd: 150 Years of Resistance Weekend of Free Films
Date: October 3, 2020 - October 4, 2020
W.E.B Du Bois to George Floyd: 150 Years of Resistance Weekend of Free Films Saturday, Oct. 3, Noon: Kickoff Event with Dr. Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Sabrina Allard, and Brooke Bridges Saturday, Oct. 3, 1pm and 6pm: W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices Saturday, Oct. 3, 2pm and 7pm: I Am Not Your Negro Sunday, Oct. 4, 1pm and 6pm: John Lewis: Good Trouble Sunday, Oct 4, 2pm and 7pm: Whose Streets LOCATION: TRIPLEX CINEMA, 70 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230, Office Phone: 413-528-8886, Movie Hotline: 413-528-8885 The Triplex Cinema and Berkshire International Film Festival have teamed up with the nonprofit Clinton Church Restoration to offer a weekend of documentary films on October 3-4. Inspired by the Movement for Black Lives, the event will feature free live screenings of four documentaries that address African American resistance to racial injustice over a span of 150 years: W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices, I Am Not Your Negro, John Lewis: Good Trouble, and Whose Streets? An outdoor program of speakers will kick off the event on October 3 at 12 noon. The speakers will be Dr. Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Sabrina Allard, and Brooke Bridges. The films will be shown on October 3rd and 4th, with two showings for each film. Dates and times are available on the theater’s website and reservations are required. There will be a streaming option for a small fee for those unable to attend in person, which will be available for two weeks starting October 3. A portion of the streaming cost will go to the Clinton Church Restoration project. For schedule and tickets, visit thetriplex.com. Sponsors include The Triplex Cinemas, Berkshire International Film Festival, Housatonic Heritage, Berkshire Property Agents, the Upper Housatonic Valley African American Heritage Trail and Housatonic River Walk, a project of Great Barrington Land Conservancy.