Name: Black History Film Series Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
Date: November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019
Enjoy this documentary by filmmaker Ken Burns. In Burns' signature style the 220-minute film serves as a biography of Jack Johnson, the first African-American Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World. The documentary highlights racism and social inequality during the Jim Crow era against which Jack Johnson lived in defiant opposition. For more information and a schedule of upcoming events at McCree Theatre visit thenewmccreetheatre.com.