screenings


       A WILLIAM C. FRIDAY DIALOGUE FOR THE EXPANSION OF DEMOCRACY Join in a free screening and post-show audience discussion of the historical documentary film, Chairman Jones: An Improbable Leader detailing the visionary leadership of James Henry Jones who became a trailblazer during the 1969 desegregation crisis in Northampton County. His  journey from sharecropper to North Carolina’s first black school board chairman...

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Sponsored by Durham Tech’s Social Science/Humanities Speaker Series and the Center for Global Learner, Chairman Jones Screens at GlaxoSmithKline Technology Center, Room 100, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 12:30pm. This event is free and open to the public....

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Longleaf Film Festival Win!


Posted By on May 16, 2016

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Chairman Jones –An Improbable Leader captured the award for Best Historical Documentary Feature at Longleaf Film Festival 2016 on Saturday, May 14th–North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, NC. Posted at...

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We are happy to announce that Chairman Jones–An Improbable Leader is an Official Selection for Longleaf Film Festival 2016. Our film is scheduled to screen on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, NC–free to the public. For additional details,...

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On Sunday, April 10, 2016 Chairman Jones screened at the National School Boards Association’s annual conference in Boston, MA.   Attendees from across the United States were inspired by the history, lessons, and themes of the film. They enthusiastically  discussed many ways they plan to use Chairman Jones  to benefit both students and leaders in their school districts.  

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