Black History Month Film Series: Marshall

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Join us for Marshall, the first in our Black History Month film series

 

Young Thurgood Marshall faces one of his greatest challenges while working as a lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall travels to conservative Connecticut when wealthy socialite Eleanor Strubing accuses black chauffeur Joseph Spell of sexual assault and attempted murder. He soon teams up with Sam Friedman, a local Jewish lawyer who's never handled a criminal case. Together, the two men build a defense while contending with racist and anti-Semitic views from those who deem Spell to be guilty.

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, sexuality, violence and some strong language.

 

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When

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Where

81st Avenue Branch

Community Room
1021 81st Avenue (at Rudsdale)
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: (510) 615-5812