As we approach the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, ensuring women’s constitutional right to vote, the Embassy Theatre will commemorate this milestone of democracy and explore the issues of equal rights today. From January through August 2020, the Embassy presents a series of six films that inspire us and spark conversation.
All movies are free to the public. No ticket required. Doors open for Selma at 4pm.
January 20, 2020 – Selma – 5pm (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Selma is a chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 2pm Malcolm X
Sunday, March 22, 2020, 2pm 9 to 5
Sunday, May 10, 2020, 2pm Mary Poppins
Sunday, June 7, 2020, 2pm Milk
Sunday, August 16, 2020, 2pm Suffragette
This series seeks to encourage civic involvement and get out the vote efforts. The series is brought to you with the commitment of our community partners: the Allen County NAACP; the Fort Wayne Chapter of the League of Women Voters; The Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and the MLK Club, Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Embassy programming is made possible by: