A celebration of Black History Month through Film

In honor of African American History Month the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy will be screening movies every Friday in February. For those who attend all four (4) movies your names will be entered into a draw to win a DVD player!!!

February 3, 2017     

Race, is a 2016 biographical sports drama film about African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.

February 10, 2017  

In Where Children Play, a young woman is forced to face her childhood demons. When tasked with returning home to care for her ailing abusive father.

February 17, 2017

Selma, a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

February 24, 2017 

Against The Grain, a young man from the inner city goes to college to become a neurosurgeon. But when he arrives at a crossroad, he’s forced to choose between his past and his future.

Movies will be taking place at the American Cultural Center on Independence Avenue, at the Sanlam Building, Third Floor (3rd) in Windhoek. For more information please contact: 061-229801.