Welcome to the March On Washington Film Festival 2020 Virtual Festival!
Explore our on-demand catalog here, and reserve your favorite films. Check out our line up of Live Streams conversations.
The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show
In a tumultuous time, “The Tonight Show” host Johnny Carson turned over hosting duties for an entire week to actor and activist Harry Belafonte. His cast of guests included Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy, just months before they were assassinated, during a week that’s been mostly lost in American history.
A Tribute to John Lewis
Brother Outsider: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin
This documentary illuminates the life and work of Bayard Rustin –vocal pacifist, chief planner of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and often called an” unknown hero” of the Civil Rights movement. Despite his many achievements as an activist, Rustin was silenced and imprisoned due to being an openly gay man in a homophobic era.