Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities
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A film by Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams

Premiering | Monday, February 19, 2018 a 9pm on WMHT-TV

WMHT Screenings

Thursday, January 18th at 6pm, Metropolitan Baptist Church, 105 2nd Street, Albany, NY 12210. Light refreshments will be served. | RSVP Here

Wednesday, January 31st at 6pm, Albany Public Library’s Washington Avenue Branch, 161 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210. Light refreshments will be served. | RSVP Here

Tuesday, February 6th at 6pm, Macedonia Baptist Church, 26 Wilson Avenue, Albany, NY 12205. Snacks will be provided. | RSVP Here

Tuesday, February 6th at 6:30pm, Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 12801. Light refreshments will be served. | RSVP Here

Thursday, February 15th at 6pm, Troy Prep Charter School, 2 Polk St., Troy, NY 12180. | RSVP Here


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. This film reveals the rich history of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of injustice.

Available January 15 - February 18, 2018 for the 2017 - 2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up season.

Please contact Jenn Baumstein, to set up a screening.