Watch a doc on the L.A. riots and chat with the director

The BlackStar Film Festival presents a screening of "L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later," which explores the lives of the people at the flashpoint of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Director Erik Parker and Penn scholar Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw will hold a Q&A session after the show.

Where: The Barnes Foundation at 2025 Ben Franklin Pkwy. 19130

When: July 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

How much: Free with RSVP


Thanks for reading another Billy Penn story

Find everything you need to know about Philly, every day — in clear, direct language, like a good friend might say.

No clickbait, no cliffhangers: the Billy Penn morning newsletter.

Thanks for supporting Billy Penn!

Test your local knowledge — join us for the next Philly Quizzo virtual event, or take the quiz online.

Lock in your support

Reader support powers our local pandemic reporting. A monthly membership helps lock it in.

Can we count on you as a Billy Penn sustainer?