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WATCH: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise – Panel

Thursday, February 23, 2017

On Thursday, February 16th, THIRTEEN in the Community hosted a special preview screening and panel in partnership with the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to celebrate American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise and the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou. This incredible documentary offers an unprecedented look …

WATCH: The Armor of Light Panel Discussion – April 28, 2016

Friday, May 06, 2016

On April 28, the Community Relations team partnered with Fork Films and Independent Lens to host a screening of Abigail Disney’s documentary, The Armor of Light, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The Armor of Light considers America’s gun culture through a moral lens by following Reverend Rob Schenck, an anti-abortion activist …

Jackie Robinson Screening and Talkback: April 5, 2016

Monday, April 11, 2016

On April 5, the Community Relations team worked with WNET community partner, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, to record a post-screening talkback for Ken Burns’ latest film, Jackie Robinson. The film was screened as part of the Schomburg Center’s public programming series, and drew an audience of 425 attendees. Following the screening, Ken …

WATCH: The Black Panthers Screening at Sarah Lawrence College

Monday, March 28, 2016

In addition to screenings at the Brooklyn Museum and the Apollo Theater, THIRTEEN also partnered with Sarah Lawrence College to present a screening of the film, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution on February 2, 2016. As part of Sara Lawrence’s The Art of Teaching Film Series, The Black Panthers was screened followed by a discussion between Sarah …

WATCH: Black Panthers Discussion at Brooklyn Museum

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Before the broadcast premiere of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” THIRTEEN partnered with the Brooklyn Museum to present a screening of the film as part of the Museum’s “Target First Saturdays: Radical Black History” programming on February 6, 2016. WNET VP of Development and Communications, Claude Johnson, welcomed guests, and following the screening …