Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of HBCUs – ADIFF Black History Month 2017
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th St
New York, NY 10027
Official Selection SUNDANCE 2017!
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 @ 7pm – Milbank Chapel
Q&A AFTER THE SCREENING WITH DIRECTOR STANLEY NELSON!
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities spans 170 years of American history. The two-hour film and multi-platform project by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, explores the pivotal role HBCUs have played in the ascent of African-Americans and their families – from slavery to the present day. The film also examines the impact HBCUs have had on American history, culture, and national identity.
Dir. Stanley Nelson, 2017, USA, 83 min, English.