BAM | BAM Rose Cinemas, Peter Jay Sharp Building
Part of BAMcinématek series A Time for Burning: Cinema of the Civil Rights Movement
RUN TIME: 58 minutes
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
BAM CINEMA CLUB MEMBERS: $8
STUDENTS/SENIORS: $9 (29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
Presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Directed by William Jersey | 1966
—The New York Times
Inspired by the advances of the era, Lutheran minister Rev Bill Youngdhal attempted a modest experiment in his church: asking 10 couples from his congregation to meet with 10 couples from the African-American Lutheran congregation across town. A scandal erupts and within weeks he is forced to resign.
Screening followed by a Q&A with director William Jersey.