Poster for the documentary short The Barber of Birmingham
The Barber of Birmingham screens in NY, LA & SF

The Barber of Birmingham tells the story of Mr. James Armstrong, an African-American barber in Birmingham, Alabama, who experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African American president. As an outreach tool, the film provides an excellent springboard for discussion around questions of democracy and patriotism in the face of adversity.

Check out upcoming screenings in NY, LA and SF around MLK week, and join the conversation!

Museum of Tolerance New York

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Time: 6 PM Reception, 7 PM Screening

Museum of Tolerance Los Angeles

Sunday, January 15, 2012
Time: 2:30 PM
Monday, January 16, 2012
Time: 1:00 PM

Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco

Monday, January 16, 2012
Time 3:30-5:00 PM

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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.