Directed by John Adekoje, Miranda Adekoje, Noah Christofer, Darrus Sands (USA, 2023, 45 min.).
This documentary looks at the creation of The Embrace, artist Hank Willis Thomas’s new memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King at Boston Common. Hear from locals about the meaning of the public art installation and its importance for Boston.
The Boston Photograph
Directed by Clennon King (USA, 2023, 8 min.)
Before the screening, watch this short film about a 91-year-old woman who shares her memories of dating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and studying with Coretta Scott King before the couple met in Boston.
Q and A Discussion
Enjoy a Q and A session with the filmmakers after the screening.
In-Person Festival Pass
If you wish to see multiple films in the Roxbury International Film Festival lineup, purchase a festival pass!
The In-Person Pass grants access to all in-person events in the festival, including those at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Hibernian Hall; and Northeastern University. For more information, see roxfilmfest.com.
Available through June 24 at 11:59 pm
Note that additional venues will be listed on your pass purchase as non-MFA screenings.