Screenings and Events


Special screening events for Backs Against the Wall with filmmaker Martin Doblmeier are now underway across the country . To schedule an event or update a current event, contact

January 13

To be rescheduled


John Wesley AME Zion Church


1615 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Co-sponsored with Foundry United Methodist Church and Asbury United Methodist Church

January 16

6:30 pm


Abilene Christian University
Hunter Welcome Center
Presented by the Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action

January 18


Maryland Public Television Studios
11767 Owings Mills Blvd 
Owings Mills, MD 21117

February 5


New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
1313 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
Co-sponsored with the McClendon Scholar Program of NYAPC and Howard University School of Divinity 

February 7



Boston College
Cushing Hall 001
Boston, MA
Hosted by the Boisi Center

February 8


Boston University
Boston, MA

February 13


Xavier University
Cincinatti, OH

February 25


Landmark E Street Cinema
555 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004

Sponsored by the National Museum of African American History and Wesley Theological Seminary

Panel Discussion and Reception to follow

April 12


St. Catherines University
St. Paul, MN

April 24-26


Louisville Presbyterian Seminary
Louisville, KY

Past Screenings

January 10

4:00 pm

United Methodist Church offices


100 Maryland Ave NE
Washington, DC, 20002
Co-sponsored with Church and Society and the Office of Religion and Race for the United Methodist Church, The Friends Committee on National Legislation and Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation.

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