Upcoming Events


Speed Cinema Presents: I Am Not Your Negro – SOLD OUT

February 25 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Directed by Raoul Peck

Shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar, this incendiary new film envisions the book on the Civil Rights movement, Remember This House, that James Baldwin had planned to write and expands on his work, bringing the story to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends—Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Classic Film & Music

February 25 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by 2016–17 Series Sponsor Brown-Forman and The Louisville Orchestra, in collaboration with the Speed Art Museum’s Concert Series and the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts.

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Brahim Haggiag (center, with arm outstretched) as  revolutionary leader Ali La Pointe in a scene from Gillo Pontecorvo's THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (1965). Photo courtesy of British Film Institute/Rialto Pictures.

Speed Cinema Presents: The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri)

February 26 at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

2017 French Film Festival

In conjunction with the University of Louisville’s annual French Film Festival, the Speed will offer free screenings of four classic French films in February.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

February 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.

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