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Black History Month Documentary Double-Feature - Good Hair (2009) and I Am Ali (2014)
Black History Month recognizes, celebrates, and honors the achievements of black Americans and recognizes the influence and enrichment of African American in U.S. history. Please join us for two thought-provoking and insightful documentary films:
12:30 pm - Good Hair (2009) - Prompted by a question from his young daughter, comic Chris Rock sets out to explore the importance of hair in black culture. Rock interviews celebrities such as Ice-T and Raven Symone, and visits hair salons, stylist competitions and even an Indian temple to learn about hair culture.
2:30 pm - I Am Ali (2014) - Muhammad Ali's own audio journals, friends, family and fellow boxers provide insight into the extraordinary life and legendary career of the pugilist.
- Saturday, February 1, 2020
- 12:30pm - 5:00pm
- Meeting Room
- Sierra View Library