Dark Girls (NR, 2012, 72 minutes) This fascinating and controversial film explores the prejudices dark-skinned women face throughout the world. It examines the roots of classism, racism and the lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures which often lead to self-esteem issues. The film contains interviews with notable African Americans including Viola Davis.
Never-before-seen testimony is included in this documentary on Emmett Louis Till, who, in 1955, was brutally murdered after he whistled at a white woman.
Presented by the City of Fort Worth Human Relations Commission, and in partnership with the Modern and the Fort Worth Public Library, Movies That Matter is a free, quarterly film series highlighting different human rights issues. Screenings are followed by a moderated discussion. Seating is limited. For information, call 817-392-7525.