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Movie: James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

  • Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Virtual

Black History Month kicks off with a virtual screening of the film "James Baldwin: The Price of a Ticket." The film is available to watch for the Luther community via the Kanopy streaming service. To access the film, go to https://luther.kanopy.com/video/james-baldwin-price-ticket, and log in with your Norsekey if prompted.

For community members with a Decorah Public Library card, the film is available at https://decorah.kanopy.com/product/james-baldwin-price-ticket. When prompted, you will use your DPL card number and password to create a Kanopy account.

Luther College Commemorates Black History Month Join us for a series of live, virtual events created to expand your knowledge and illuminate current events with historical perspectives. Click here for more info about Black History Month events.


The Price of the Ticket is considered a classic. Without using narration, The Price of the Ticket allows Baldwin to tell his own story: exploring what it means to be born Black, impoverished, gay and gifted – in a world that has yet to understand that “all men are brothers.”