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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Plano Public Library Showcases Nigerian Films for Black History Month

Black History PPL Kanopy

Gain insight into the Nigerian culture through a selection of native movies accessible with Plano Public Library’s (PPL) Kanopy. The collection is directed by internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Tunde Kelani.

Use your City library card for a glimpse into the lives of interesting Nigerians in this 4-part series of movies:

Maami
The Narrow Path
The Saworoide
Arugba
The Campus Queen

With Kanopy, library patrons can enjoy a wide-range of award-winning films and inspiring documentaries. Choose from thousands of critically-acclaimed titles to stream on your favorite device, anytime. Watch everything from kids’ programs to adult programs:

  1. Enter your library card info here
  2. Follow instructions to create a Kanopy account with your email or Facebook/Google login
  3. Start streaming content

PPL’s Kanopy is a great digital resource to experience Black History Month with a journey into African heritage and culture.

OTHER BLACK HISTORY RESOURCES TO EXPLORE:

PBS documentaries and short films highlighting the richness of the Black experience in American history
Explore the history, arts, and culture of the African American experience through Google Arts & Culture

Highlighted are:

Photos From the Civil Rights Movement
The Hewitt Collection of African-American Art

Engage with digital resources through the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture: Explore the Exhibitions.

Black History We are all equal


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