Past Event

Chicago Premiere: 'Freedom Riders' Screening and Discussion

Please join us for the Chicago premiere of “Freedom Riders” and stay for a post-screening discussion with the film’s director Stanley Nelson and former Freedom Riders Genevieve Hughes Houghton, Thomas Armstrong and Dan Stevens.

The discussion will be moderated by Adam Green, Ph.D, Professor of History at the University of Chicago.

About the Film
“Freedom Riders”
, the movie (122 mins.) is based on the award-winning book Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice, and focuses on the campaign that went on to inspire a movement.
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This event is Free and Open to the public. Reservations are required and can be made online, via email at, or by phone at 312.422.5580.

For more information, please call 312.422.5580.