Lillian Smith: Breaking The Silence

The Baton Foundation is excited to offer a screening of the documentary film, Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence, from Tuesday, July 21 through Monday, July 27, 2020. We will host a conversion with filmmaker Hal Jacobs on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Both the screening and the conversation are free. Registration is required. Follow this link […]

Agents of Change: A Conversation With Filmmaker Frank Dawson

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a film screening and discussion about the role of college students in the fight for equality on predominantly White college campuses during the late 1960s and early 1970s. This program is free, but registration is required […]

Amazing Grace

Auburn Avenue Research Library 101 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host an in-person film screening that traces the behind-the-scenes recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling album. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Film Recorded in January 1972 at the New Temple […]

AILEY

Auburn Avenue Research Library 101 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host an in-person film screening about the life, work and legacy of Alvin Ailey. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Film Alvin Ailey was a trailblazing pioneer who found salvation […]

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