Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
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7:00 PM, Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: Ridgefield (click for map)

Free showing of this documentary film in celebration of Black History Month. This compelling documentary examines the 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress and the first to seek a presidential nomination. Following Chisholm from her candidacy announcement through her historic speech in Miami at the Democratic National Convention, this film about a champion of marginalized Americans illuminates Chisholm’s groundbreaking initiative as well as political and social currents still very much alive today.

Doors open at 6:15, previews at 6:45. Snacks, tea, coffee, beer, wine, ice cream available for purchase.

 

Release Year: 2004

Running Time: 77 min

Director: Shola Lynch

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