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Culture Programs

Elizabeth Freeman (Mumbet)| She Inspires

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Learn about Elizabeth Freeman (Mumbet), a slave in western Massachusetts until she sued for freedom and won.

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Free Preview Screening | Season 2 of Victoria

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Free preview screening Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5pm & 6:30pm at the Albany Institute.

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Curious George Free Screening, Crafts, and Trick Or Treat

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Join WMHT, Curious George, and the Man in the Yellow Hat for a special afternoon event at the Viaport Rotterdam Saturday, October 28 from 1pm - 4pm.

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Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

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Screening October 1 - November 5, 2017 | Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist.

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I Am Not Your Negro

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Screening November 1, 2017 - January 14, 2018 | One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished.

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

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Screening January 15 - February 18, 2018 | Tell Them We Are Rising explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity.

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Dolores

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Screening February 27 - March 26, 2018 | With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history.

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The Wounds We Feel at Home | Screening and Conversation

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Join us for a screening of WMHT's documentary, 'The Wounds We Feel at Home,' Monday, October 2, 2017, from 6-8pm.

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Look & See: A Portrait Wendell Berry

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Screening March 26 - April 22, 2018 | Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky is a portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind’s eye of award-winning writer and farmer Wendell Berry, back home in his native Henry County, Kentucky.

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Served Like a Girl

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Screening May 1 - May 27, 2018 | Served Like a Girl provides a candid look at a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of homeless women veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and suffer from PTSD, sexual abuse, and other traumas.

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Independent Lens Blog

From North Carolina to San Francisco: Jennifer Kroot Tells the Tales of Maupin

Jennifer Kroot brings a background in underground filmmaking to her documentaries and uses that sensibility to...

On Supergirls, Sasha Fierce, Slim Shady and Having an Alter Ego

By Michelle Konstantinovsky Naomi Kutin is technically the central subject of the new Independent Lens documentary...

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