HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Fort Monroe Theater will be showing "James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket" on October 28 at 2 p.m.

The film is a documentary about the life and times of the literary great and civil rights activist, James Baldwin.

Following the film, there will be a conversation about it and its relevance to today's society with filmmakers Karen Thorsen and Douglas Dempsey.

The event, just one in a series that encourages discussion on race, is free and open to the public.

Event organizers ask that you register HERE.