Mon, Feb 26|
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
RUSTIN - FREE Movie Screening
Netflix’s Rustin –the story of the gay Black civil rights activist who organized the 1963 March on Washington will screen on Monday, Feb. 26th at CALS Ron Robinson Theater. Admission is FREE, reserve tickets here https://www.arkansascinemasociety.org/programs/rustin
Time & Location
Feb 26, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
CALS Ron Robinson Theater, Library Square, 100 River Market Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA
About the event
Netflix’s Rustin –the story of the gay Black civil rights activist who organized the 1963 March on Washington–will screen on Monday, Feb. 26th at CALS Ron Robinson Theater. The event is a collaboration between the Little Rock Freedom Fund, Arkansas Public Policy Panel, Little Rock’s Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission, InTRANSitive, Human Rights Campaign, The Micheaux Award & Film Labs, Yellow Velvet Studios, Get Loud Arkansas, Arkansas Cinema Society and the Central Arkansas Library System.
Doors open at 5:30 pm for "A Toast to Bayard Rustin" Champagne Happy Hour sponsored by The Micheaux Award & Film Labs, the screening starts at 6:30 pm. A panel discussion with representatives from Little Rock Freedom Fund, Arkansas Public Policy Panel, InTRANSitive, Human Rights Campaign and Get Loud Arkansas will occur after the film. Admission is FREE, reserve tickets here https://www.arkansascinemasociety.org/programs/rustin
Directed by George C. Wolfe from a script by Julian Breece and Dustin Lance Black, Rustin is the true story of gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, who faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of Civil Rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington. Colman Domingo has received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of the titular character. The film also stars Chris Rock, Jeffery Wright and Audra McDonald. Rustin appears courtesy of Netflix Studios, produced by Barack and Michelle Obama's production company Higher Ground.
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Admission is FREE
Admission is FREE, reserve tickets here https://www.arkansascinemasociety.org/programs/rustinPrice$0.00