The Memphis 13 was created to not only share the stories of 13 incredibly brave young people, but also to provide a starting point for conversations about inclusion, tolerance, and social change. Included here are resources for you to use the film to spark such a conversation in your classroom or in your community, with your friends, your family, or your colleagues. Check out the Trailer for a preview…
The stories of the Memphis 13 can connect with students of all ages. Using this Classroom Discussion Guide, build a lesson (or more) out of exploring the film’s stories, themes, and questions.
Looking for an inspiring and enlightening event for your workplace, school, organization, or group of friends and family? Use this Host Guide to facilitate a discussion in conjunction with a screening of The Memphis 13.
Take your screening to the next level – director Daniel Kiel and members of the Memphis 13 would love to participate in person or by video conference to interact directly with viewers as they experience the film. Click here to learn more.
Have you attended a screening or seen the film? Do you have stories of your own experience breaking a barrier? Please consider sharing your experiences here!
Hearing how viewers connect these stories to their own lives and contexts drives home the universality of some of the film’s themes. Please share photos or videos from your event, ideas for others organizing screenings, personal experiences of breaking barriers, or questions about the film. You can do so either here or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the film’s Facebook page. Thank you so much for your feedback and engagement.