The Whole World Was Watching Film & Television Program

Hester + Hardaway Photographers Fayetteville Texas

In conjunction with the exhibition The Whole World Was Watching: Civil Rights-Era Photographs from Edmund Carpenter and Adelaide de Menil at The Menil Collection and the African American Library at the Gregory School, this series of screenings takes viewers deep inside the changing world during the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

July 12 - Lecture with curator Gerald O'Grady
A sermon on the text: "Brutality was imprisoned in a luminous glare, revealing the naked truth to the whole world"

July 14 - Film Program I
Charles Guggenheim, Nine from Little Rock, 1964
Jack Willis, The Streets of Greenwood, 1963
Ed Emshwiller, March Footage, 1963
James Blue, The March, 1963

July 19 - Film Program II
Madeline Anderson, Integration Report I, 1960
Richard Leacock, The Children Were Watching, 1961
Robert Drew, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment, 1963

July 21- Film Program III
William Jersey and Barbara Connell, A Time for Burning, 1967
Leslie Woodhead, Listen Whitey!, 1968
William Greaves, The Best of Black Journal, 1968–70



Glassell School of Art
5101 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006


Admission is free
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