Film and Discussion: 'Straight Outta Compton'

Film and talk are free and open to the public
IMA admission is free from 4 to 9 p.m. every first Thursday
Doors open at 5:30 pm | Discussion at 6 pm | Film at 7:15 pm
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Straight Outta Compton, 2015. Directed by F. Gary Gray. © Universal Pictures.

The American Civil Liberties Union, in partnership with the Indianapolis Museum of Art, present a special film screening and discussion of Straight Out of Compton.

Prior to the screening, the ACLU is hosting a panel discussion seeking to broaden the conversation about free speech, policing and racial justice.

Panel includes:

  • Introduction: Jane Henegar, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana
  • Moderator: Rev. Michael K. Jones, Host on WTLC A.M. 1310 and pastor at Progressive Baptist Church
  • Ari Attack, music journalist and Indy10 activist
  • Joseph Lennis Tucker Edmonds, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Religious Studies, IUPUI
  • Marc Williams, a.k.a. "Mr. Kinetik," teacher, rapper, producer and DJ
  • LaWanda W. Ward, Director of Pro Bono Program & Public Interest, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Martin Whitfield, Director of Security, Indianapolis Museum of Art & previous LAPD officer


Straight Outta Compton 2015, dir. F. Gary Gray, 157 mins.
RATED R - Material not recommended for children under 17 years of age / See movie overview on Common Sense Media

This event is presented with the ACLU of Indiana and the Indianapolis Museum of Art with support from the Greater Indianapolis NAACP, IUPUI Department of Africana Studies, NUVO, The Lynch Quilts Project and Indy10.

Film and Discussion: 'Straight Outta Compton' Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN