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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

Past Screenings

May 9


Second Presbyterian Church
Charleston, SC

April 23


Louisville Presbyterian Seminary
Louisville, KY

April 14



University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Chapman Foundations Recital Hall
ENT Center for the Performing Arts
5225 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

April 12


St. Catherines University
St. Paul, MN
More information and tickets

April 11



Multipurpose Room
Virginia Theological Seminary
Alexandria, Va

April 11


Damen Student Center
Loyola University
Chicago, IL
Sponsored by the Institute of Pastoral Studies

April 9



McCormick Theological Seminary
McGaw Common Room
5460 S. University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615

April 4


Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA

April 3


Emory University
Atlanta, GA

March 28


March 3


John Wesley AME Zion Church


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

February 25


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

Sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Center for Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary

Panel Discussion and Reception to follow

February 19



Howard University School of Law Dunbarton Chapel
2900 Van Ness Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

February 16



Denver Seminary DC
3600 Brightseat Rd, Conference Room #3
Landover, Maryland 20785-2414

Q&A Session to follow


February 13

6:00 pm


Xavier University
Kennedy Auditorium, CLC 412
Cincinatti, OH

February 8

6:30 pm


Boston University
Photonics Room 206
8 St. Mary’s Street
Boston, MA
Panel discussion to include Kenneth Elmore and Walter Fluker.


More information

February 7



Boston College
Cushing Hall 001
Boston, MA
Hosted by the Boisi Center
Panel discussion to include Dr. Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones and
Fr. Mark Massa 

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

January 18


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

January 16

6:30 pm


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

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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