Contemporary MLK: 1960s Civil Rights Documentaries from IU Collections

January 19th 2017 @ 2:00pm to @ 6:30pm
Herman B Wells Library 048
1320 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Attendees arriving for a memorial service for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the IU Auditorium

Please join IU Libraries' Moving Image Archive and the Office of the Bicentennial in honor of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, January 19. The rare civil rights documentaries being screened were made during and just after Dr. King's life, offering a historical lens into how he was viewed and understood by a contemporary audience. The screenings will take place in the Moving Image Collections and Archive on the ground floor of the Herman B Wells Library (room 048). A digital exhibit showcasing MLK-related materials from IU collections, complied by IU Libraries' University Archives, will also be on display in the Screening Room lobby throughout the day.

Films will be screened from 2:00 to 6:30 p.m.; drop in as your schedule allows.

Remarks and refreshments will be offered at 4 p.m.

Image courtesy Indiana University Archives, from the April 5, 1968 Martin Luther King Memorial Service at the IU Auditorium.

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Herman B Wells Library
1320 East Tenth Street
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
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Rachael Stoeltje - Director
(812) 855-2523

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