Movies That Matter to screen A Most Beautiful Thing

Published on January 14, 2022

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Movies That Matter, a film series program of the City of Fort Worth’s Human Relations Commission, will present A Most Beautiful Thing at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

Admission is free. Make reservations online. 

This 2020 film chronicles the history of the first U.S. African American public high school rowing team, composed of young men from the West Side of Chicago, many of whom were in rival gangs. The film is narrated by Common, directed by filmmaker and Olympic rower Mary Mazzio, and produced by NBA athletes Grant Hill and Dwyane Wade along with 9th Wonder, who also did the hip-hop score for the film. View a trailer. 

 

 

 

Movies That Matter was created in 2010 as a way to create awareness in the community about human rights issues affecting people in Fort Worth and worldwide. The series presents human rights-related film screenings and moderated discussions. The program is managed by the Diversity & Inclusion Department.

 

 

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