February 20-23, 2022

My Name is Pauli Murray

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Synopsis

Told largely in Pauli’s own words, My Name is Pauli Murray is a candid recounting of that unique and extraordinary journey. Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat, a full decade before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned separate-but-equal legislation, Pauli Murray was already knee-deep fighting for social justice. A pioneering attorney, activist and dedicated memoirist, Murray shaped landmark litigation—and consciousness— around race and gender equity. As an African American youth raised in the segregated South—who was also wrestling with broader notions of gender identity—Pauli understood, intrinsically, what it was to exist beyond previously accepted categories and cultural norms. Both Pauli’s personal path and tireless advocacy foreshadowed some of the most politically consequential issues of our time.

Filmmaker Biography

Participating filmmaker TBA

Schedule

February 20-23, 2022: Online screening followed by a conversation with the filmmaker(s). 

Find your nearest Screening Partner, and register to watch.

Alabama

Coleman Center for the Arts - York

Florida

Gulf Coast Symphony - Ft. Meyers

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center - Cutler Bay

Tropic Cinema - Key West

WSLR - Sarasota

Georgia

Georgia Southern University - Statesboro

The City of Hapeville - Hapeville

Oxford College of Emory University - Oxford

Spelman College - Atlanta

Kentucky

Gateway Regional Arts Center - Mt Sterling

Warren County Public Library - Bowling Green

University of Pikeville - Pikeville

Mississippi

Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University - Cleveland

North Carolina

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country - Boone

a/perture cinema - Winston-Salem

High Point University - High Point

John C. Campbell Folk School - Brasstown

University of North Carolina at Wilmington - Wilmington

Bardo Arts Center at Western Carolina University - Cullowhee

South Carolina

The Arts Center of Clemson - Clemson

Presbyterian College - Clinton

Tennessee

Clayton Center for the Arts - Maryville

Mary B. Martin School of the Arts at East Tennessee State University - Johnson City

Global Education Center & Fisk University - Nashville