Introduction by Levar Burton. Live music elements with IRIS Orchestra. Q&A with producers Charles Hannah & Mike Jason and writer Colin Escott after the screening.
IRIS Orchestra and the Memphis Black Arts Alliance, Inc. are coordinating a community-driven performance including choral singing, dance, string chamber orchestra, and spoken word in collaboration with Indie Memphis’ screening of Let Freedom Sing. This preshow, beginning at 6:30 PM, will highlight the music of the Civil Rights Movement featured in the film. Special guest speaker, the Rev. Dr. Harold Middlebrook, will also offer his unique story of the friendship and collaboration he shared with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
All attendees are entered into a raffle for one winner to receive a $6,000 valued Soul Train Cruise! Winner receives one double occupancy ocean view cabin to cruise and enjoy concerts by notable musicians including Smokey Robinson.
Event partners for this special event include IRIS Orchestra, Memphis Black Arts Alliance, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and Clayborn Temple.