Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Tell Them We Are Rising

Friday, March 31, 2017

7:30 PM Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall

Please be aware that the Crystal Gallery Cafe will be closed on Friday, March 31. The Cafe DIA will be available for food service.
(USA/2017—directed by Stanley Nelson)
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities 

Spanning 170 years of American history, this 90-minute documentary film and multi-platform project by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson (explores the pivotal role HBCUs have played in the ascent of African-Americans and their families – from slavery to the present day. The film also examines the impact HBCUs have had on American history, culture, and national identity. Michigan Premiere. (90 minutes)

Tickets for all Freep Film Festival titles playing the DIA are $10. Online and phone orders incur a $1.50 per ticket convenience fee. Ticketing fees are waived for DIA members.
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