18.30 Tuesday 21st February. K Suns Cinema in Riga will show the documentary film ‘Freedom Riders’ free of charge.

The film is being screened as part of Americas ‘Black History Month’ and an introduction to the film, will be presented by Kerri Spindler-Ranta, The U.S. Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer. The classic cinema K Suns on Elizabetes iela will host the event.

The documentary is a story of the movenment carried out by Blacks and Whites alike between May 1961 until November 1961, where by violating segregated race laws, they hopped to bring about a change towards equality.

For those of you interested in the show, pop along to see a film that has won awards at the Sundance Film Festival and also in the Silverdocs Documentary Festival. A great film, in a great cinema and an important story from our not so distant past.