HBO® Documentary Films,
Impact Partners,
White Horse Pictures,
The African American Film Critics Association and the
Museum of Tolerance invite you and a guest to a special screening of

 

Saturday, November 16, 2019
at 8:00 PM

Peltz Theater
Museum of Tolerance
9786 West Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035 

World Premiere – Opening Night/Film Tribeca Film Festival 2019
Official Selection/AFI Docs 2019
Opening Night/SFFILM Doc Stories 2019
Nominee – Best Music Documentary/International Documentary Association

“A celebration worthy of the Apollo’s legacy”
-- Los Angeles Times

“A necessary lesson and a gift”
-- Entertainment Weekly

“One of the best docs I've seen this year”
-- KPCC FM Film Week

The Apollo captures the history and legacy of New York City’s legendary Apollo Theater. Featuring interviews with Jamie Foxx, Angela Bassett, Pharrell Williams, Common, Patti LaBelle and Smokey Robinson, The Apollo examines the influence the theater has had on American music and culture for 85 years and the current state of race in America as it follows the creation of a new multimedia adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book “Between the World and Me” for the theater’s grand stage.

Q&A with
Director Roger Ross Williams and Producer Lisa Cortés, moderated by AAFCA Film Critic Carla Renata.

A dessert reception will follow.

 

This special screening is offered at no charge. RSVP is required.

Click here to download a PDF Invitation!



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The Museum will be closed early (3:30 PM) on Tuesday, December 24 and all day on Wednesday, December 25, 2019.

The Museum is Closed Saturdays and Jewish Holidays. During the months of November - March, the MOT will close at 3:30pm on Fridays. Last entrance is 1:00pm.

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