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SECOND SCREENS at the Drive-In
The Apollo (2019)
Directed by Roger Ross Williams
DOORS 7:15pm, START 7:45pm
Screening is free and open to the public. Tickets are required. Register here. One reservation for each car. Space is limited.
The Apollo, directed by Oscar® and Emmy® winner Roger Ross Williams, chronicles the legacy of New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater, covering the rich history of the storied performance space over its 85 years. What began as a refuge for marginalized artists emerged as a hallowed hall of black excellence and empowerment. In the film, Williams reflects on the struggle of black lives in America, the role that art plays in that struggle, and the part the Apollo Theater continues to play in the cultural conversation. (102 min)Film