Alternate Title School-Time Screening: Civil Rights in Cinema: 42
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Grades 7-12. Directed by Brian Helgeland. Discover a stirring film that firmly situates the true story of baseball player Jackie Robinson in historical and social context. In 1947, Jim Crow ruled the South, and segregation was a social reality as far north as Brooklyn. This sensitive portrait of a political trailblazer recognizes Robinson’s brave actions as one of the earliest victories of the civil rights movement. Ticket price includes pre-show classroom workshop with a BAM teaching artist, study guide, post-show discussion, and Q&A.