Films at the Schomburg: Jackie Robinson

Mar 31, 2016 | Events, Past Events

VENUE: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

DATE & TIME: April 5, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE FILM: Jackie Robinson, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first-class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. A talkback will follow with Ken Burns and New York Times journalist William C. Rhoden.

For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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