“42” – Black History Film Series

Arneson River Theater 418 Villita Street, San Antonio

Bring the family, visit the food truck court and watch a movie. Hero is a word we often hear in the world of sports, but heroism is not always about achievements on the field of play. 42 tells the story of two men -- the great Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) -- whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball. In 1946, Rickey signed Robinson to the team, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. Facing racism from every side, Robinson demonstrated tremendous courage...

The Great Debaters – Black History Film Series

Arneson River Theater 418 Villita Street, San Antonio

Bring the family, visit the food truck court and watch a movie. A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Movie starts at dusk. Followed by a discussion. 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...