Fort Monroe Theater showing documentary meant to prompt discussion about race

Filmmakers Karen Thorsen and Doug Dempsey will talk about their work "James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket" after a screening of the film at Fort Monroe.

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.

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