Movie + Discussion with Cheryl Pope

From February 18, 2019 6:00 pm until February 18, 2019 9:30 pm
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MOVIE + DISCUSSION WITH CHERYL POPE
THE JOURNEY OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN ATHLETE
MON, FEB 18
, DOORS OPEN 6 PM, FILM BEGINS AT 6:30, DISCUSSION TO FOLLOW
FREE ADMISSION (DONATIONS APPRECIATED)
Chicago artist and Golden Gloves boxer Cheryl Pope joins us to watch and discuss this Peabody Award-winning documentary that continues to earn accolades for its portrayal of the pioneering struggles and triumphs of African Americans in sports as diverse as horse racing, bicycling, boxing, tennis, and baseball. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson. (PG, 1996, 1 hr 59 min)

This event is part of the related educational programming for feature exhibition CHERYL POPE: NOT WITHOUT A FIGHT, which offers FREE ADMISSION TO RAM FOR AGES 18 + UNDER, and artwork labels presented in both English and Spanish. Sponsored in part by the Ahlstrand Family Foundation, Anne + David Boccignone, Women's Art Board and Rockford Area Arts Council, with in-kind support from Event Floral. On view February 8–May 27, 2019 at Rockford Art Museum, inside the Riverfront Museum Park located at 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois.