Free Screening of Oscar Nominated Film MARSHALL

Join the California Legislative Black Caucus for a free screening of the movie Marshall. There will be a panel discussion with California Black Judges on the challenges African Americans face in the Judicial system. Free refreshments will be provided in partnership with AARP.

Who: California Legislative Black Caucus and AARP

What: Panel Discussion on the Judicial System and the African American Community

          Free Screening of Marshall

Where: Crest Theatre, 1013 K St. Sacramento, CA 95814

When: Wed. Feb. 28, 2018

        Doors Open: 5:00 pm

        Panel: 5:30pm - 6:15pm

        Feature Presentation: 6:30pm

Cost: Free. RSVP here; Each guest will receive complimentary small popcorn and beverage. Space is limited.

RSVP: https://clbc_marshall_paneldisc.eventbrite.com

Synopsis: About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. Young Thurgood Marshall faces one of his greatest challenges while working as a lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall travels to conservative Connecticut when wealthy socialite Eleanor Strubing accuses black chauffeur Joseph Spell of sexual assault and attempted murder. He soon teams up with Sam Friedman, a local Jewish lawyer who's never handled a criminal case. Together, the two men build a defense while contending with racist and anti-Semitic views from those who deem Spell to be guilty.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 5:00pm