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Movies for Black History Month

February is Black History Month and Griffin Free Public Library offers an excellent selection of movies that you may watch from the comfort of your own home through our streaming media provider, kanopy.

Here are just a few suggestions that you may choose from:

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise – Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.

Moonlight – Oscar-winner for Best Picture, MOONLIGHT is a moving and transcendent look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to adulthood, as a shy outsider dealing with difficult circumstances, is guided by support, empathy and love from the most unexpected places. Winner of multiple Oscars including Best Picture, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Adapted Screenplay

Grace Jones: Blood Light and Bam – This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer,an androgynous glam-pop diva, an unpredictable media presence Grace Jones is all these things and more. Sophie Fiennes documentary goes beyond the traditional music biography, offering a portrait as stylish and unconventional as its subject

Questions? Contact Griffin Free at 603.483.5374 or staff@griffinfree.org.

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