College showing civil rights film to commemorate anniversary

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In 2001, HBO aired “Boycott,’’ a docu-drama about the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Starring Jeffrey Wright as Dr. Martin Luther King and directed by Clark Johnson, the film captures a moment in civil rights history that catapulted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into national and international prominence.

In 2001, HBO aired “Boycott,’’ a docu-drama about the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Starring Jeffrey Wright as Dr. Martin Luther King and directed by Clark Johnson, the film captures a moment in civil rights history that catapulted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into national and international prominence.

Join Daytona State College professor of history, Leonard Lempel, and guest colleagues for discussions immediately following each film in the series: “Civil Rights – The Long Freedom Struggle.”

This film series commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. No reservations are needed to see the films. Admission by donation. “Boycott,’’ directed by Clark Johnson, will be shown on Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

The next film will be shown at the Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center (#1200), Madorsky Theater 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.

More information: 386-506-4475 or visit www.smponline.org.

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