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January 6, 2015

Tambien La Luvia (Even the Rain)

The film explores the skyrocketing costs of water in third world counties when the water supply has been outsourced to multinational corporations. With its emphasis on conflicting water rights, it prefigures the kind of political conflicts that are and that will continue in Kansas as water supplies diminish.

October 6, 2014

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle is a series of four important documentary film screenings at multiple locations across Colorado. An initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities, partnering with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Created Equal uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America's civil rights history.

September 26, 2014

Heart of the Drum: The Story of the Delaware Tribe of Indians in Kansas

The Delaware Indian's history in Kansas is chronicled in this full-length documentary film.

July 20, 2014

Cornucopia Oral History DVD-Premiere

This film features interviews with community elders sharing the story of logging, farming, and fishing during the early years of settlement.

July 20, 2014

Cornucopia Oral History DVD-Premiere

This film features interviews with community elders sharing the story of logging, farming, and fishing during the early years of settlement.

June 16, 2014

Freedom Summer discussion at the Newseum in Washington, DC

A conversation with civil rights leaders and the director of a new NEH-funded documentary on the 1964 Freedom Summer campaign to register black voters in Mississippi

April 25, 2014 to April 26, 2014

Besa: The Promise

Never-before-told story of Albania – a small European country which opened its borders to shelter Jewish refugees, even as it endured a brutal Nazi occupation.

March 23, 2014

BESA: The Promise

BESA: The Promise is the never-before-told story of Albania – a small European country which opened its borders to shelter Jewish refugees, even as it endured a brutal Nazi occupation.

March 19, 2014

"Voices of the Indiantown"

Documentary film which tells the history of the African American families who sharecropped in Dorchester County, Maryland.

February 26, 2014

The Loving Story screening - NYU DC

February 19, 2014

CREATED EQUAL FILM SERIES

Created Equal Film Series.  "The Loving Story"

February 13, 2014

Exhibition and Film Screening of "The Freedom Riders"

Join the Rebekah Jacob Gallery for a special, one night only, exhibition at NYU Washington, DC -- a special screening of FREEDOM RIDERS will follow.

February 8, 2014

Documentary Film - BESA: The Promise

This documentary records the bravery and compassion of the Albanian citizens who rescued Jews during the Holocaust.

February 7, 2014

Film Screening: Slavery By Another Name

Slavery by Another Name challenges one of our country’s most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery ended with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.

February 6, 2014

“Ask an Expert” Documentaries

Laurie Kahn, film director/producer, will lead the NEH Google+ Hangout on Documentaries, using her NEH-support film A Midwife’s Tale, based on the diary of an 18th century midwife, as an example.

January 31, 2013

Film Premiere of Strokes of Justice: the Simmie Knox Story

Join the Delaware Humanities Forum for the premiere of Strokes of Justice: the Simmie Knox Story about the life and work of artist Simmie Knox and meet the artist at a reception following the film screening.

January 6, 2013

Besa: The Promise

Documentary on the little-known story of the Albanian Muslims who took Jews into their homes during WWII and saved thousands of lives.

December 17, 2012

The Central Park Five: Film Screening and Discussion with Ken Burns

Ken Burns will screen and discuss his new documentary on the Central Park jogger case in an event sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council and New Hampshire Public Television.

December 10, 2012 to December 16, 2012

The Loving Story

This Oscar-shortlisted film is the definitive account of the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage: Loving v. Virginia.

December 7, 2012

Paris: The Luminous Years

In the early decades of the Twentieth Century, a storm of modernism swept through the art worlds of the West, uprooting centuries of tradition in the visual arts, music, literature, dance, theater and beyond.

October 17, 2012

National Youth Summit: Dust Bowl

A webcast discussion of Ken Burns' The Dust Bowl and environmental stewardship.

July 29, 2012

Besa: The Promise

Besa: The Promise chronicles the inspiring story of Albanian Muslims who helped rescue Jewish refugees during World War II.

July 26, 2012

The Dust Bowl preview screening

A preview screening and panel discussion of Ken Burns' NEH-funded film The Dust Bowl at the White House.

July 20, 2012

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

A White House screening and panel discussion of the NEH-funded documentary on Charles and Ray Eames.

April 26, 2012

Chairman Leach Introduces Besa: The Promise

NEH Chairman Jim Leach introduces NEH-funded documentary film, Besa: The Promise.

April 5, 2012

Bridging Cultures through Law Film Series: The Loving Story

A screening of the NEH-funded documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, whose successful challenge of a Virginia law barring interracial marriage changed history, provides the centerpiece for a  panel discussion of civil rights law.

March 21, 2012

Bridging Cultures through Law Film Series: I Came to Testify

I Came to Testify, a documentary about women testifying to the use of rape as a war crime.

February 22, 2012

Bridging Cultures through Law Film Series: Prohibition

A moderated panel discussion on issues of Constitutional law presented in Ken Burns' NEH-funded film Prohibition.

 

October 19, 2011

Bridging Cultures through Law Film Series: Freedom Riders

Throughout the summer of 1961, more than 400 black and white young Americans traveled together on buses and trains throughout the Deep South...