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    Black History Month Film Series: "Ruby Bridges" & "Polly"

    Presented by and The Black Group [tbg] at Women's Civic Improvement Center

    February 17, 2013

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    Black History Month Film Series:

    During Black History Month 2013, the Sacramento Area Black Caucus (SABC) and The Black Group (tbg) will present old school afternoons at the movies, complete with popcorn and peanuts. During this time, SABC & TBG will pay tribute to our culture with a line-up of movie entertainment created by black directors and featuring black casts.

    This event in the film series will feature films two family-friendly movies for young children and the young at heart entitled: Ruby Bridges (90 min.) and Polly.

    Ruby Bridges (1998) protrays the true story of an African-American girl who, in 1960 at age 6, helped to integrate the all-white schools of New Orleans.

    Polly, directed and choreographed by Debbie Allen, is a musical adaptation of the book Pollyanna set in the 1950s in which an African-American orphan tries to use gladness to unite the people in a small southern town.

    Other screenings in the series include: Paradise in Harlem and The Glove and Killer of Sheep, Daughters of the Dust, & To Sleep With Anger.

    Women's Civic Improvement Center

    3555 3rd Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95817

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    Phone: (916) 484-5025

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