D.W. Griffith, in a twist of irony, followed his controversial chronicle of the KKK, Birth of a Nation
, with the biopic, Abraham Lincoln
. The classic film will be shown as part of the "Black Pearls" Black History Month Exhibit at the Garfield Park Arts Center on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. The opening reception starts at 5 p.m., which includes a presentation by film historian Eric Grayson. A suggested $2 donation for the film may be made at the door.