A Date, with History

Directed by

Gaspar González

11 mins

Saturday, November 20, 2021

1:30 PM

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

The arrest of a Black woman and a white man at a Miami motel in 1955 provides an unexpected glimpse into the era's complex social history.

About the Filmmaker

Gaspar González has produced and directed documentary programming for PBS, the BBC, ESPN, and others. His credits include the national PBS release Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami, A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball's Desegregation, and Havana House, a selection of AFI Docs and winner of the Audience Award at the 2017 Miami Film Festival. His work has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards, and the Telly Awards.