Black History Film Series August – My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm.   "My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage" explores the politics, culture and history of African American hair. Is there such a thing as "Good and Bad" hair? The film uses the evolution of black hairstyles as a touchstone to address the broader struggle of African American people in their search for social control, identity and economic independence. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Black History Film Series September – On These Grounds

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm. A viral video shows a white policeman throwing a Black teenager from her school desk. One woman helps the girl, faces the officer, and dismantles the system. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Black History Film Series October – The Green Book: Guide To Freedom

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm.   "The Green Book: Guide To Freedom". (TV-PG)(2019)(60 mins) This TV movie by Director Yoruba Richen takes a deeper look into the real story of Victor H. Green's "The Negro Motorist Green Book" during the Jim Crow era and beyond. In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor H. Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called "The Negro Motorist Green Book", and it helped African-Americans navigate safe passage across America well into the...

Black History Film Series November – Something The Lord Made

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm.   Lab technician Vivien Thomas (1910-1985) an African-American without a college degree, is a gifted mechanic and tool-maker with hands splendidly adept at surgery. In 1941, cardiologist Alfred Blalock (1899-1964) and Thomas take on the challenge of blue babies and invent bypass surgery. In defiance of custom and Jim Crow, Blalock brings Thomas into the surgery to advise him, but when Life Magazine and kudos come, Thomas is excluded. Will he receive his due? Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion....

Black History Film Series December – The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm.   The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish filmmakers, after languishing in a basement of a TV station for 30 years, into an irresistible mosaic of images, music, and narration chronicling the evolution one of our nation's most indelible turning points, the Black Power movement. Featuring candid interviews with the movement's most explosive revolutionary minds, including Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, Stokely Carmichael, and Kathleen Cleaver, the film explores the community, people and radical ideas of the movement....