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Poster for Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Shorts Program

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Shorts Program

Coming on January 15

Run Time: 60 min.

Belmont World Film Family Festival 2024

Age 5-12 • Stories about Dr. King and his ideals and contemporaries as interpreted by Weston Woods Studios, including:

Martin’s Big Words • by Doreen Rappaport and narrated by Michael Clarke Duncan

Coretta Scott • Ntozake Shange’s tribute to Coretta Scott King’s civil rights movement

Rosa • about how Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man in Alabama, by Nikki Giovanni

I Am Ruby Bridges • (US premiere), written by the civil rights activist who was the first African American child to attend a formerly whites-only elementary school

Show Way, the Newberry Honor winner about the journey of eight generations of quilt making (a “show way”), which has been passed down from slavery to the present day, by Jacqueline Woodson

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