Black History Month Film Series

2023 Black History Film Series at the Main Library

The Black History Month Film Series returns to the Main Library every Sunday in February 2023. This free series is presented in partnership with UofL Health Sciences Center Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Lean Into Louisville, with a panel discussion following each film.

Film Schedule

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am poster

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Sunday, February 5, 1:30 p.m.

An intimate look at the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner, Toni Morrison.
Rated PG-13 (2h) | ©2019 Magnolia Pictures

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Sunday, February 12, 1:30 p.m.

This documentary film examines the lives of two bereaved families who reckon with one of the most pressing American crises today: maternal health.
Rated TV-MA (1h 26m) ) | ©2022 Onyx Collection/ABC News Studios/Hulu

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Sunday, February 19, 1:30 p.m.

The true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.
Rated PG-13. (2h 10m) ) | ©2022 Orion Pictures

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My Name is Pauli Murray

Sunday, February 26, 1:30 p.m.

A look at the life and ideas of Pauli Murray, a non-binary Black lawyer, activist and poet who influenced both Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall.
Rated PG-13 (1h 31m) ) | ©2011 Amazon Studios

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Parking and Accessibility

On-street and Library parking is free on Sundays. Limited handicapped parking is available on the York Street side next to the stairs (no ramp access), with more handicapped parking available on the 3rd & 4th Street sides of the library (ramps available).

Hearing loop technology is available for the hearing impaired. Sign language translators may be available by advanced reservation. Please call (502) 574-1623 to request.

Last Updated: 02/20/23