The Whole World Was Watching: Film Program III
July 21, 2011 | 7–9 pm
5101 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006-
On tonight’s program: three historical films shown in conjunction with the Menil’s The Whole World Was Watching exhibition:
William Jersey and Barbara Connell, A Time for Burning, 1967, 58 minutes. The film chronicles the integration of Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska.
Leslie Woodhead, Listen Whitey!, 1968, 25 minutes. The film deals with the traumatic weekend of riots following Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968.
William Greaves, The Best of Black Journal, 1968–70, 15 minutes (selections). This program is a tribute to the first African American television producer, who is a legendary documentary filmmaker on issues of human rights.