JACKIE ROBINSON: With the premiere of a new Ken Burns film on the life of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, premiering on Mountain Lake PBS on April 11th, we look at the impact Robinson had on the city of Montreal, and how his legacy still endures today.
Join us for a screening of Ken Burns documentary on Sunday, April 3rd at the St. James Theatre in Montreal at 7pm. Admission will be free. It will be followed by a panel discussion on Robinson's legacy in Montreal.
Watch the full music video "Jackie" by Annakin Slayd
Check out this preview for the upcoming Ken Burns' documentary about this legend of baseball and the Civil Rights Movement. Airs April 11th and 12th at 9:00.
Also, Follow local historian Marcel Dugas on Twitter. One of our panelists from the recent Montreal screening, he shares the fascinating history of that legendary year in baseball, The Montreal Royals 46' season: https://twitter.com/Royals_46season
Funding for JACKIE ROBINSON is provided by Bank of America; Public Broadcasting Service; Corporation for Public Broadcasting; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; Dalio Foundation; Mr. Jack C. Taylor; and members of The Better Angels Society, including Jessica & John Fullerton and John & Catherine Debs.