Center for Civil and Human Rights to Host Screening of Film "Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis"

January 06, 2016 | civil rights, film

February 8, 2016 – Humanity in Action is pleased to invite you to the premiere of Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis. The film screening, hosted by The Center for Civil and Human Rights, will feature a talk back with Congressman John Lewis, Sherry Z. Frank, Commissioner Joan Garner and Hank Thomas.

Get in the Way is the first biographical film about John Lewis, a respected legislator and elder statesman who continues to practice nonviolence in his unwavering fight for justice. The film is a riveting portrayal of John Lewis’s personal journey of courage, searing disappointments and hard-won triumphs, as over the decades he inspires others to stand up and Get in the Way. 

To attend the film screening on February 17th, please RSVP here

About the John Lewis Fellowship

The John Lewis Fellowship is a new Humanity in Action Fellowship program in Atlanta, Georgia. In partnership with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., Humanity in Action brings together a group of 30 American and European university students and recent graduates for an intensive program that explores race and civil rights, immigration and Native American issues in Atlanta, Georgia. The program honors Congressman John Lewis, an icon of the Civil Rights Movement.   

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