Movies at African Burial Ground Mark African-American History Month

A scene from "Red Tails," to be screened on Feb. 1.

Jan. 25, 2018

The African Burial Ground National Monument celebrates African-American History Month with movie screenings as well as a mask-making workshop and dance and music performances. All events are free. The national monument is at 290 Broadway. Here is a schedule for the month. More info at

Thursday, Feb. 1, 1 pm

Screening of "Red Tails" (125 min.)

Saturday, Feb. 3, 1 pm

African Mask Making Workshop by Vickie Fremont

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1 pm

Screening of "In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen" (90 min.)

Thursday, Feb. 8, 1 pm

Screening of "Selma" (128 min.)

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1 pm

Screening of "Freedom Riders" (120 min.)

Monday, Feb. 19, Noon

Screening of "A Woman Called Moses" (200 min.)

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1 pm

Screening of "Slavery by Another Name" (90 min.)

Thursday, Feb. 22, 1 pm

Screening of "The Language You Cry In" (52 min.)

Saturday, Feb. 24

11 am: Afrobeats Performance by Ayoinmotion

2 pm: Steel Pan Performance by Adlib Steel Orchestra

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 1 pm

Screening of "Essential Art House: Black Orpheus" (107 min.)