The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, 300 N. Houston St., will be celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan.
16, by offering free admission from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. In commemoration of Dr. King’s work, the museum will be screening the films Selma and Rising: The Hall of Negro Life in the Cinemark Theater and will offer gallery talks about the civil rights movement in English and in Spanish.
Selma, screening at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., is an Oscar Award-winning movie from 2014 chronicling King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965.
Run time is 128 minutes. Rising: The Hall of Negro Life, screening at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., is a 2022 film telling the story of the creation of the Hall of Negro Life at the 1936 Texas Centennial at Fair Park, a pivotal space where Black Americans defined their own image in a public arena.