Southfield Celebrates Black History Movie Night featuring acclaimed documentary “13th” set for February 7

January 27, 2020

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Southfield Parks & Recreation department will sponsor Southfield Celebrates Black History Month Movie Night featuring the acclaimed 2016 documentary 13th on Friday, February 7 from 7-9 p.m. in the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road. The film, directed by Ava DuVernay, is an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Admission is free in addition to water and popcorn. Please note that this film is rated TV-MA for disturbing violent images, profanity and brief nudity and is not suitable for young children.

The city of Southfield Parks & Recreation department is presenting a number of special programs this February as part of ‘Southfield Celebrates Black History Month’ to remember the contributions and celebrate the history of African-Americans. The month-long celebration also includes the Southfield Celebrates Black History Month’ kick-off event on Saturday, February 1; the new Conversations & Cocktails event on February 15 and The Spirit of Harriet Tubman play on February 17; Between the Lines Coloring Café featuring Naturally ILLustraded on February 22; and concluding on February 28 with the return of The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers event. For more information on ‘Southfield Celebrates Black History Month,’ visit

Call the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 for more information.