Feb 8, 2024 - Things to Do

Black History Month movie screening series kicks off Thursday

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Martin Freeman (from left), Florence Kasumba, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Ryan Coogler, Lupita Nyong'o and Tenoch Huerta attend the European Premiere of Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" in Leicester Square in London in 2022. Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney

A two-week outdoor movie screening series, dubbed "Theater On! Thursday," begins Thursday in the Financial District in celebration of Black History Month.

What's happening: Hosted by the Downtown SF Partnership, the event features a screening of Bay Area native Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther."

  • The event is free to attend and starts about 6pm, right after the sunset at the Landing at Leidesdorff.
  • Next Thursday, Feb. 15, catch the sequel, "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," at the same time, same place.

Of note: In the event of rain, Thursday night's screening will be rescheduled for Feb. 15, and next Thursday's screening rescheduled for Feb. 22.

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