Get Reel: Film Series: 4 Little Girls

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Get Reel: Film Series: 4 Little Girls

On Sunday, September 15, 1963, four young girls—Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carol Robertson, Cynthia Wesley—were killed in an explosion at 16th Street Baptist Church, in Birmingham, Alabama. A documentary by Spike Lee, this film retraces the hate crime that sparked outrage and fueled the civil rights movement. 


Professor, author, and playwright, Lisa B. Thompson curates GET REEL film series this spring. Thompson is Associate Professor, African & African Diaspora Studies Department University of Texas, Austin.

USA. 1997. English. 102 min. Color. NR. HBO Studios.