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4th Annual Malcolm X On Film & Panel Discussion In Celebration Of His 88th Birthday

4th Annual Malcolm X On Film & Panel Discussion In Celebration Of His 88th Birthday

Taking place tomorrow, Saturday, May 18th, starting at 4:30pm, the Maysles Cinema and United Muslim Alliance presents the 4th Annual Malcolm X On Film & Panel Discussion in celebration of the 88th birthday of Malcolm X.

Then & Now, The Legacy of Malcolm X-El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Lives On 

Co-sponsored by the People’s Survival Program

4:30pm
Dinner

5:00pm
Malcolm X Book/Video and Art Fair

6:00pm
Malcolm X Speaks: The Speeches of Malcolm X
1997, color & B/W 41 min.
Malcolm’s speeches from 1963-1965 including several legendary Harlem speeches such as “The Ballot Or The Bullet” and “By Any Means Necessary.”

7:00pm
Autobiography Of Malcolm X: His Own Story As It Really Happened
Dir. Marvin Worth, 1972, color & B/W 92 min.
Adapted for the screen from the autobiography he wrote with Alex Haley’s assistance, Malcolm X (released two decades before the Spike Lee film Malcolm X) is a stirring portrait of the man whose life has become a rallying cry for millions. Includes rare footage of his speeches and interviews as well as newsreel footage. Narrated by James Earl Jones with Martin Luther King, Betty Shabazz, Ossie Davis, Muhammad Ali, Jesse Jackson, Rap Brown, Angela Davis and many more.

8:30PM – The Malcolm X Legacy Panel
Prof. James Smalls, Malcolm X Pilgrimage Collective/OAAU
Sis. Dequi Kioni Sadiki, Malcolm X Commemoration Committee
Bro. Mark Harding, Malcolm X- Dr. Betty Shabazz Cultural/Educational Center
Bro. Omowale Clay, Malcolm X Celebration Committee/Dec.12th Movement
Dr. Rosalind Jefferies, Association for Study of Classical African Civilizations & The National Conference of Artists
Sis. Autumn Marie, (Moderator), Malcolm X Grassroots Movement

R.I.P. Malcolm Shabazz (1984-2013), Malcolm X’s grandson and friend of the Maysles Cinema.

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