Cinema + Conversation: Wattstax

photo of black woman in a large crowd laughing.
Date & Time
Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
No Registration Required
About this Event

Venue: African American History and Culture Museum Event Location: Oprah Winfrey Theater Cost: FREE - Registration is required Get Tickets: http://www.etix.com/ticket/p/7192033 Wattstax was organized in 1972 to commemorate the 1965 uprising in Watts, Los Angeles. Through vérité footage of residents of South Los Angeles, narration by Richard Pryor, speeches, and musical performances the film shows a community seeking to define itself amidst turbulent social conditions. Discussion to follow.

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