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Movies That Matter to screen 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Posted Dec. 27, 2017

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Promotional image for the film I Am Not Your Negro

Movies That Matter, a film series program managed by the City of Fort Worth’s Human Relations Commission, will present I Am Not Your Negro at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

A reception will precede the film at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and reservations can be made online.

I Am Not Your Negro is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America. It’s a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

Movies That Matter was created in 2010 as a way to create awareness in the community about human rights issues affecting people in Fort Worth and worldwide. The series presents human rights-related film screenings and moderated discussions.

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