Black History Film Series May – Till

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie's poignant journey of grief turned to action, this film shows the universal power of a mother's ability to change the world. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Black History Film Series June – The League

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The League is a contemporary documentary based on the journey of the Negro Baseball League and its huge societal impact. Sam Pollard’s newest incisive documentary about one of the largest Black-owned businesses in America, the Negro Leagues, is filled with gems of perseverance and adaptation. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Black History Film Series July – She Did That

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

"She Did That." offers an intimate peek inside the lives of four Black women who continuously raise the glass ceiling for future generations. The film features vulnerable conversations with four change agents - Luvvie Ajayi (NYT best-selling author), Lisa Price (founder, Carol's Daughter), Melissa Butler (founder, The Lip Bar) and Tonya Rapley (founder, My Fab Finance.) Their powerful testimonies as to how grit and perseverance set the stage for success reminds audiences that Black women are indeed bosses in business, embarking on their own ventures at six times the national average. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively...

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

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

My Nappy Roots" 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

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

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

In 1962, African-American classical pianist Don Shirley employs tough, out-of-work bouncer Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga to be his driver for a concert tour into the Deep South states. Tony accepts the job and they begin their trek armed with "The Negro Motorist Green Book," a guide for safe travel through America's racial segregation.... a ride that would change both their lives. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Black History Film Series November – Something The Lord Made

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

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.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

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. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT...