HBO just declared that it will make all 9 episodes of Watchmen available to look at for totally free this weekend in a fitting tribute to the future Juneteenth getaway.
The news arrives from the official Watchmen Twitter feed, which also announced that HBO will host a Watchmen marathon starting off Friday afternoon:
#Watchmen commences in Tulsa, 1921 and explores the legacy of systemic racism in The usa. We’re happy to announce @HBO will make all nine episodes offered for absolutely free this weekend on HBO.com and On Demand, and will air a marathon of the series tomorrow at 1PM ET.
HBO explained it is also presenting several other titles for totally free this weekend as “an extension of the network’s content material presenting highlighting Black ordeals, voices and storytellers,” together with The Apollo, Currently being Serena, Bessie, The Immortal Everyday living of Henrietta Lacks, Jerrod Carmichael’s Dwelling Movies, Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley, Lil Rel Howery: Dwell In Crenshaw, United Skates, and find episodes of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Company, The Shop, Treme, and True Detective.
Juneteenth commemorates the finish of slavery in the United States, and it is a specifically poignant function this calendar year in the wake of nationwide protests above the dying of George Floyd.
During its 9-episode run, Watchmen received acclaim for its heady take on racial injustice and inequity, and its first episode depicts Tulsa’s Black Wall Avenue race massacre in 1921.
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