Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival

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AAMLO's annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival goes virtual this year!

Bring the family together and discover films that put into historical perspective the Civil Rights movement and its heroes.

The following are films selected from the Oakland Public Library's video-streaming services (Kanopy and OverDrive) that are available to view with no fees and no commercials. To use these services, you will need:

1. Your library card number and pin

2. An email address

3. A digital device

4. Internet access

5. An internet browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc. -and/or-

6. Kanopy/OverDrive apps for other digital devices (Android/iPhone+iPad/Kindle's Fire Tablet/Roku)

Documentary Film

I Have a Dream: The Nature of Great Speaking | Kanopy

Activists | Kanopy

I Am Not Your Negro | Kanopy

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: A Historical Perspective | Kanopy

Malcolm X | Kanopy

Kid-friendly Film

Let the Children March | OverDrive

Kid-friendly Books

Martin's Big Words | Hoopla

March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World | Hoopla

Enjoy these films in the comfort of your own home. Then, join us virtually for a lively celebration and discussion of the films on Monday January 18, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, with filmmaker Cheryl Fabio.

To receive a Zoom link, please register at Eventbrite


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