LOCATION: Figge Art Museum's John Deere Auditorium
The Figge Art Museum is presenting award-winning, ground-breaking, women-directed, feature-length films to celebrate the remarkable achievements women have made in the cinematic arts.
The final film in the series is SELMA. Directed by Ava DuVarnay, this film is a chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965 to secure equal voting rights. Ava DuVarnay was the first African-American woman to direct a feature-length film.
- Academy Award nomination for Best Director.
- Academy Award for Best Song: Glory
This event is FREE to the public!
Free admission and programs for Thursdays at the Figge sponsored by: Chris and Mary Rayburn.