⭐ Free Movie! The Right to Read


Free Movie and Discussion
Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m.

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and Carnegie-Stout Public Library are partnering during National Reading Month for a free showing of the documentary film “The Right to Read.” Please join us on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 6 p.m. in the library’s third-floor auditorium.

The 2023 documentary film “The Right to Read” follows an activist, a teacher, and two families as they fight overwhelming trends in low reading proficiency, an urgent civil rights issue. LeVar Burton, long-time host of the PBS program “Reading Rainbow,” is an executive producer. This film is directed by Jenny McKenzie, who also directed “Kick Like a Girl” and the Emmy award-winning “Quiet Heroes.”

The film screening is free and open to the public. This film is not rated. Runtime is 70 minutes. A discussion about the national trend of low reading proficiency will follow the screening. For more information, please call the library at 563-589-4225 or visit us on Facebook.

Carnegie-Stout Public Library
360 W 11th St
Dubuque, IA 52001

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