Host a Screening and Conversation

Join hundreds of organizations sharing The Long Shadow

Organizations across the country are using the film to educate communities taking a stand against injustice.

  • Community groups
  • Universities
  • Faith-based groups
  • Nonprofits
  • Corporations
  • DEI teams
  • Libraries
  • Activist groups
  • Conferences
  • Professional associations

Invite Director Frances Causey to speak to your group at a live Q&A!

Frances speaks to the toughest questions about racial inequality in America and offers meaningful and tangible ways to move forward.

This is an American story and is not one that the African-American community is responsible for repairing. Let’s roll up our sleeves and work on this together.

Frances Causey, Emmy award-winning Director & TED Fellow
Image of Director Frances Causey during a Zoom Q&A

Easily share the film and message with your community.

We handle all of the tech and setup to make these events completely turnkey for our partners.

This film should be required viewing for all generations of Americans.

Ellie Ambueh, Executive Director, La Grange Area Department of Special Education

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    Learn more about how sharing a virtual screening event works!

    How does sharing an online screening with my group work?

    We create a custom, branded web page for your community to stream the film online over a specific window of time, just as they would on Netflix.

    How much do screening events cost?

    We work with organizations of all sizes and budgets. We make sure our licensing fees are never cost-prohibitive and are committed to donating a significant portion of any proceeds to Black-led racial justice organizations.

    Is Director Frances Causey available to speak to my organization?

    Yes! We offer a professionally moderated and hosted Zoom Q&A with Director Frances Causey.

    Are custom events and DEI workshops available?

    Yes! We meet with our partners to discuss goals and offer a full menu of options from one-off online screening events to multi-part Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion workshops.

    Are events held online or in-person?

    We work with you to share the film in the safest and most impactful way possible. This could look like an online event hosted on our website, outdoor screening, or safely-held indoor screening and Q&A. The filmmakers may be willing to travel and are always willing to join an online Q&A.

    What is included in an online virtual screening event?

    • On-demand streaming access to the PBS film
    • Customized, branded screening link including partner name, logo, and an optional personal video message to viewers
    • Professionally moderated Zoom Q&A with Director Frances Causey
    • Turnkey email language and graphics for marketing and promotion

    Ready to start planning your event?

    Click the button below to fill out a brief form and someone from the film team will be in touch with you ASAP.

    What our partners are saying

    The Long Shadow is an instrumental part of our journey to be a better organization.

    Aaron Gay, Assistant General Manager Toyota North America

    This film is a crucial educational tool in our team’s ongoing efforts to recognize and address the persistent inequalities and institutional racism facing African Americans today.

    Julie Yurko, President and CEO of Northern Illinois Food Bank

    This film is a great way to break the proverbial ice so that we can have this much-needed dialogue.

    Dr. Brian K. Clardy, Associate Professor of History, Murray State University

    The Long Shadow connects the dots to educate us on post-slavery tactics used to terrorize and continue the oppression of Blacks.

    Sharon D. Hatchett, President, Together is Better Alliance

    The Long Shadow helped our DEI committee share an impactful perspective of American history.

    Megan Shellman-Rickard, President, National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs

    Everyone needs to see this documentary.

    Joe Popowitch, Indian Prairie Library

    Join others sharing The Long Shadow with community, staff, and members!

    DEI workshop partnerships

    A few of our faith-based partners

    Some of the many libraries sharing the film

    University screening and Q&A hosts

    Some of our amazing nonprofit partners

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