Kunta Kinteh Island Film Screening and Tour Dates
The National Urban League Wire
Published: Thu. Feb 21, 2013 at 12:10 pm | Updated: Thu. Feb 21, 2013 at 1:27 pm | Comments: 0

"The documentary feature, Kunta Kinteh Island: Coming Home Without Shackles is a powerful intersection of African and American history.” –Marc Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League

National Urban League partners with award-winning producer, composer and director Elvin Ross with the promotion of his epic documentary film, Kunta Kinteh Island: Coming Home Without Shackles, as a celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the ABC-TV series Roots. In the documentary which features Roots cast member Ben Vereen, Ross chronicles the story of the legendary Kunta Kinteh and the process of renaming James Island to Kunta Kinteh Island, in honor of his legacy. Kunta Kinteh Island symbolizes the pride, strength, and rich cultural heritage of African and African-American people. We invite you to view the trailer, attend a local screening, and share this amazing documentary with your social network.
 

Attend a Local Screening

City

Date

Time

Location

New Orleans

Feb 25

7:00-9:30pm

Loyola University
6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118

Feb 27

7:00-9:00pm

Greater St. Stephens FGBC
5600 Read Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70127

Atlanta

Feb 28

7:00-9:00pm

Morehouse College- BOA Auditorium in the Massey Building
830 Westview Drive SW Atlanta, GA 30314

Knoxville

Mar 4

7:00-9:30pm

University of Tennessee - Knoxville
1331 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville TN 37996

Boston

Mar 6

3:00-5:00pm

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115

 

7:00pm

Morning Star Baptist Church
1257 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126

Detroit

Mar 18

9:00am -3:00pm

Wayne State University
42 W Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202

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