Film

While I Breathe, I Hope

Saturday, May 4
1:30pm

Location: Clairidge Cinema 5

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Sunday, May 5
5:15pm

Location: Clairidge Cinema 3

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$15 Regular

$13 For Members (not a member?)

In 2006, South Carolina Democrat Bakari Sellers became the youngest black elected official in America. The son of a civil rights hero, Sellers undertakes a campaign to transform the racially divided politics of South Carolina and become the first African American candidate to hold a statewide office since 1872. But with the odds stacked against him, can Sellers make history or will contemporary divisions, forged by a long history of racial injustice, conspire to end his candidacy in defeat? WHILE I BREATHE, I HOPE is a powerful portrait of a fighter in the battle of his career.

Q&A with director Emily Harrold, executive producer Charlamagne Tha God (Saturday only), and producer Lauren Franklin to follow.