events

Right to Read | Screening with Q&A

May 10, 2021
WKAR-MSU

Thu. May 20, 2021 at 7pm on WKAR OVEE - RSVP HERE | Join the conversation at a virtual preview screening of the upcoming WKAR original documentary, Right to Read. The film presents the moving story of Michigan families attempting to secure the right to read for their children. 

Philly D.A. | Screening with Q&A

Apr 16, 2021
Courtesy / Indie Lens Pop-Up

Thu. Apr. 22, 2021 at 7pm on WKAR OVEE | A groundbreaking documentary series embedded inside the long shot election and tumultuous first term of Larry Krasner, Philadelphia's unapologetic District Attorney, and his experiment to upend the criminal justice system from the inside out. RSVP HERE

The Story of Us: Michigan | Screening with Q&A

Mar 19, 2021
The Story of Us: A Michigan American Portrait Special
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

Thu. Mar. 25, 2021 at 7pm on WKAR OVEE | Come together for a special WKAR and online screening of The Story of Us: A Michigan American Portrait Special. RSVP HERE  

Be My Neighbor Day with Daniel Tiger

Mar 11, 2021
Be My Neighbor Day with Daniel Tiger
WKAR-MSU

Sat. Mar. 27, 2021 | Attention Families! You're invited to Be My Neighbor Day with Daniel Tiger

Coded Bias | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Mar 11, 2021
Coded Bias
Couresy / Indie Lens Pop-Up

Thu. Mar. 18, 2021 at 7pm OVEE Event | Come together for a special WKAR and online screening of Coded Bias, a film about the troubling investigation into the algorithms that shape our lives. RSVP HERE 

Diverse Stories | Feb. 19, 2021

Feb 19, 2021
Black-and-white photograph of African American family (woman, man and two boys) in car in 1960s
Courtesy of H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images / PBS

Notes from Susi

Dear Friends,

Sharing diverse stories is the hallmark of public media and something that WKAR commits to all year. In October we were excited to debut the two-hour special, Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America.

Ready For Adventure
Courtesy / PBS KIDS

Thu. Feb. 25, 2021 at 7pm | Join WKAR for a pajama jam screening of Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Rosa Parks; I Am Thurgood Marshall! RSVP HERE

Mr. SOUL! | Film Screening and Q&A

Feb 9, 2021
Courtesy / Indie Lens Pop-Up

Thu. Feb. 18, 2021 at 7pm | Come together for a special WKAR and MSU Libraries online screening of Mr. SOUL! RSVP HERE

Juliane Dressner with Student
Juliane Dressner

Thu. Feb. 4, 2021 at 7pm | Come together for a special WKAR online screening of Personal Statement. RSVP HERE 

9to5: The Story of a Movement | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Jan 15, 2021

Thu. Jan. 28, 2021 at 7pm | View the film and then join the conversation with panelists as they discuss the beginnings of the 9to5 movement, and where we are now.  RSVP HERE

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