7pm Thursday, February 10, 2011. Eyes on the Prize. This Emmy-winning documentary from the PBS "American Experience" series uses newsreel footage and narratives from famous and everyday people to take viewers inside the struggle for civil rights during the crucial years of 1954 through '65. Among the critical events discussed are the Montgomery bus boycott, the integration of schools in Little Rock, the murder of activists in Mississippi and Martin Luther King's groundbreaking marches to freedom. Location: Penington Friends House, 215 East 15th Street, near the corner of Rutherford Place.
This film is part of the Courage vs. Violence Film and Discussion Series