Bring your family and friends to enjoy movies under the stars on the beautiful San Antonio River. A discussion plus Q and A will follow the film. Unique food truck fare is available.
The 24th is based on the true story of the Houston riot of 1917. The film features an African-American military regiment that is called the 24th in Houston, Texas. Despite their military service, the African-American soldiers are subjected to racial discrimination by the all white police force in Houston as well as from the local white people in Houston. The constant racial discrimination leads to a resistance by the African-American military unit against the police force and the white locals.
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SAAACAM is providing this film series as a public service, but it is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SAAACAM policy. The airing of the film series does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by SAAACAM. The views expressed by the films and guest panelists are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. The film series and subsequent discussions are designed to raise awareness and encourage dialogue around historic events. If you have any questions about this disclaimer, please contact SAAACAM.