"The Black Church" Screening Event
Be sure to create an OVEE account before the screening day.
Please try again later.
Welcome to a sneak peek of "The Black Church: This is our Story, This is our Song" premiering on Arkansas PBS Feb. 16 and 17, 8 p.m. each night.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Arkansas PBS bring you a look at each part of the documentary. Christina Shutt, Director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. each share a recorded message before the screening event.
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song is a moving four-hour, two-part series from executive producer, host and writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, traces the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America.
Major corporate support for THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG is provided by Johnson & Johnson. Major support is also provided by Lilly Endowment, Inc., Ford Foundation, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS and public television viewers.
Arkansas PBS YouTube Link- www.youtube.com/channel/UCQMG88ek58wknvXKBWxEtvQ
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Link- www.arkansasheritage.com/mosaic-templars-cultural-center/mtcc-home
Christina Pre-Screener Video
For OVEE event DONT MAKE PUBLIC
Dr. Gates - Event Intro 1 - Black Church
Welcome from Dr. Gates for Black Church local event.
The Black Church Screener
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song is a four-hour documentary series that will premiere on PBS stations nationwide February 16, 2021 (check local listings). The series examines the church as a living institution, and the changing nature of worship spaces.
- Casey Sanders
Outreach Producer for Arkansas PBS
- Christina Shutt
Director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
- Karen Walker
Education Manager at Arkansas PBS
- Tanisha Joe Conway
Production Division Director
- Julie Thomas
Director, Marketing & Engagement Arkansas PBS
- Veronica Palmer
Digital Marketing Project Manager at Arkansas PBS
- Connor Holmes
Production Intern for Arkansas PBS
- Brian Rodgers
Historian at Mosaic Templar
The views and opinions expressed in this online screening are those of the presenters and participants, and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of ITVS, public broadcasting, or any entities hosting the screening.