Documentary Film Premiere of “Al: My Brother”
7pm Thursday October 18
Directed by Cash Michaels, “Al: My Brother” is an inspiring and instructive film for young and old, black and white, to come together, and demand a government that serves the needs, and the rights, of ALL Americans. Featured in the film are the Rev. Jesse Jackson; Rev. Dr. Benjamin Chavis; Congressman John Lewis; Bob Zellner, formerly of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Prof. Tim Tyson, author of “The Blood of Emmett Till; Ruby Sales, veteran civil rights activist; and Charmiane McKissick-Melton, daughter of legendary civil rights attorney Floyd McKissick Sr.
Cash Michaels, the producer-writer-director of “Al: My Brother,” is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker, having produced the 2014 documentary, ‘Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten.” He is also currently serving as an associate producer on the upcoming documentary, “Origin of the Dream,” about the social justice partnership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and American poet Langston Hughes. Tickets $5.