African American Film Series – At a Library Near You!

Af Am Film Series blog graphicThis spring, many of our libraries are gearing up for an African American film series where we will be screening movies celebrating black actors, directors and films depicting the African American experience.

Please join us for this exciting series and let us know what you think!

Here is the series in date order:

bingoThe Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings
2 p.m. Saturday, April 25
Lake City Branch

In the Heat of the Night
7 p.m. Thursday, April 30
Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium

The Pursuit of Happyness

3 p.m. Tuesday, May 5
Douglass-Truth Branch—Teen Space

6 p.m. Wednesday, May 6
Capitol Hill Branch

Cooley High
7 p.m. Thursday, May 7
Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium

Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser
7 p.m. Thursday, May 14
Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium

Dear White People

Dear White People
3 p.m. Thursday, May 14
University Branch

The Hurricane
2 p.m. Saturday, May 16
Rainier Beach Branch

Do the Right Thing

5 p.m. Monday, May 18
Douglass-Truth Branch

Remember the Titans
2 p.m. Saturday, May 23
Beacon Hill Branch

Good Hair
6 p.m. Thursday, May 28
Greenwood Branch


7 p.m. Thursday, May 28
Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium



The Wiz
1 p.m. Saturday, May 30
Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium

Ghosts of Mississippi
2 p.m. Saturday, May 30
Rainier Beach Branch

Selma, Lord, Selma
2 p.m. Sunday, May 31
Rainier Beach Branch

Dear White People
7 p.m. Thursday, June 4
Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium

The Long Walk Home
2 p.m. Saturday, June 6
New Holly Branch

Paris is Burning
6 p.m. Wednesday, June 10
Capitol Hill Branch

Mississippi Burning
2 p.m. Saturday, June 13
Rainier Beach Branch


2 p.m. Saturday, June 20
Columbia Branch

2 p.m. Saturday, June 27
Beacon Hill Branch
For more information about this series, go to

These screenings are made possible by support from the Friends of The Seattle Public Library. All movies showing at Libraries are free to the public.

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