LET FREEDOM SING: MLK50 Film Series
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LET FREEDOM SING: MLK50 Film Series

04/03/2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Clayborn Temple 294 Hernando St, Memphis, TN 38126 map

Matt Ziebarth
matt@indiememphis.com


Indie Memphis( http://indiememphis.com/ )

https://events.indiememphis.com/schedule/5a8c911ff276260014846a30

Description:

Meet and greet with LeVar Burton, who will introduce the film. Live music elements with IRIS Orchestra. Q&A with producers Charles Hannah & Mike Jason and writer Colin Escott after the screening.

LeVar Burton hosts this special documentary event of how music inspired the civil rights movement. This film illustrates the influence of WDIA and Stax during the crossroads of a revolution in music and culture. Q&A to follow with producer Charles Hannah.

Supported by the George Riley at MLK50 Campaign. Event partners for this special event include IRIS Orchestra, Memphis Black Arts Alliance, Stax Museum, and Clayborn Temple.

All attendees are entered in a raffle for one winner to receive a $6,000 valued SOUL TRAIN CRUISE! Winner receives one double occupancy ocean view cabin to cruise and enjoy concerts by notable musicians including Smokey Robinson.