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Women’s History Month Film Series “2 Weeks in Lagos” with Mawuli Gavor and Beverly Naya The selection of films from ADIFF’s Women’s Month Film Series is a modest contribution to the work of national and international filmmakers… Some films deal with women, but other films by some of these authors go behind the camera to …

On Thursday, March 3, students, staff, and community members gathered in the auditorium of the DH Hill Jr. Library for the first screening of the Lights, Camera, Language film series presented by the Ambassadors of linguistic diversity of the State of North Carolina in partnership with university libraries. The film series features work that explores …

The latest installment in the Department of Film and Media Studies’ Friday Night film series, “No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics,” surprised, entertained, and educated audiences in Golden Auditorium on the evening of February 18. The screening was co-sponsored by the LGBTQ Studies and Writing & Rhetoric Departments. Assistant Professor of LGBTQ Studies …

To celebrate Black History Month, RLS-NYC and Maysles Cinema present two critically acclaimed documentaries exploring the impact of black radical tradition in the United States and around the world. All films set in person. Maysles Cinema, 343 Malcolm X Blvd (between 127th and 128th Streets), Harlem. Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992 79 …

The series runs throughout February at Arthouse at Blue Star and includes films from working Texas filmmakers in addition to Hollywood classics. SAN ANTONIO — By early November, Ada Babineaux, Barbara Felix and Angela Martinez hadn’t connected, let alone collaborated. But now, just three months later, their partnership has led to “Beautifully Black,” a showcase …

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 02/03/2022 (CARTERET, NJ) — the Carteret Performing Arts & Events Center will present a series of Black History Month films on Saturdays in February. The film series will feature films featuring African American history and black actors in prominent roles. All movies in the series are …

MURFEESBORO– The first screening and discussion of the film Created Equal: TN Legacy Series will feature the film Green Book, a 2018 biographical drama set in the 1960s, and the documentary Freedom Riders, which chronicles efforts to desegregate housing audiences throughout the South in the 1960s. In partnership with the MTSU Intercultural and Diversity Affairs …

Click to enlarge Motown Productions Diana Ross in “Mahogany”. During February weekends, Tampa’s stately and historic Tampa Theater will screen four classic films focusing on African-American relationships. Each has a different community partner and guest speakers like “Love & Basketball” sponsored by the City of Tampa featuring a talk by Director of Parks and Recreation …

The Tampa Theater kicks off Black History Month with a new series of films celebrating black love and joy on the big screen. The most romantic movie palace in town is proud to announce a new series of classic films. Black Love, presented by TECO, celebrates some of the greatest cinematic love stories of all …

The Ridgefield Gambling Houseit is Aquarius Water Company Diversity Film Series continues in February with three films celebrating Black History Month that amplify and honor African American culture and traditions. All films in the Aquarion Water Company Diversity Film Series are presented as free events for the community. After each film, a pre-recorded interview conducted …

FLINT, MI – An annual African-American film series with two films remaining on its list is moving to a virtual platform due to the unpredictable nature of the global coronavirus pandemic, organizers say. The series, hosted by Communities First, Inc. in partnership with the Flint Institute of Arts, is halfway there, with the first two …

BROOKLINE, MA – The Coolidge Corner Theater has announced the first lineup of its 2022 Big Screen Classics series, Groundbreaking Films, which coincides with the unveiling of its $ 12.5 million expansion plan. The series kicks off Monday January 10 with a 70mm screening of Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: ASpace odyssey, which remains one of …

The Niagara Falls History Museum will open its Winter 2022 Film Series with a collection of films and presentations focused on women’s stories. The series, which takes place every other Thursday from January 13 to March 10, is accompanied by a new exhibition of the same nature, “A woman’s work is never finished”. The series …

FLINT, MI – An annual African American film series designed to inspire, inform, empower and entertain attendees begins this week. Communities First, Inc. will host its 2021 African American Film Series in partnership with the Flint Institute of Arts. This year’s series represents the seventh year that this series has been introduced to the Flint …

The third annual “Visions of the Black Experience” film series will take place from From November 12 to 21, 2021. The Free Series is a hybrid program with in-person and online screenings and events, celebrating and illuminating the historical, social and cultural aspects of black life through cinema. This year’s event will feature over 40 …

After a long hiatus from COVID-19, the News-Gazette film series returns to the Virginia Theater with John Frankenheimer’s 1962 black-and-white political thriller, “The Manchurian Candidate,” at 1 and 7 p.m. on October 23. Usually, the series’ October offering includes one or more classic monster movies scheduled with Halloween in mind, but this year it features …

Bright Lights Film kicked off its fall 2021 series on Wednesday, September 22 with the documentary “On These Grounds”. The film was created by three alumni, Garret Zevgetis ’05, Kevin Bright ’76 and Christopher Dawkins ’16, who joined together with activists, geographers and North Carolina sheriffs to “expose over-policing in schools ”. The Bright Lights …

Click to enlarge Warner Bros. Home entertainment Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in sports drama 42. As part of its black history film series, the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is showing the 2013 sports drama 42 about baseball player Jackie Robinson, who became the first African American to play …

CLINTON – The Hamilton College Fall Film Series (Forum on Image and Language in Motion) returns for the fall semester 2021. All events are free and take place in the Bradford Auditorium in the Kirner-Johnson building on the Hamilton campus. The FILM series welcomes members of the public fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All visitors must …

Oscar-winning director Kevin Willmott will be part of a panel after the screening by the San Antonio African American Community Archives and Museum. SAN ANTONIO – A multi-month San Antonio African American Community Archives and Museum (SAAACAM) effort to educate and entertain families about black stories, with links to Alamo City, continues Friday night with …

Liz Pahl met Ada Woodson Adams and Carol Kuhre while working for the Athens County Foundation in the mid-2010s. “I remember thinking, ‘I’ve heard their names,” Pahl said. “But when I learned of their contributions in this area, I was blown away.” Kuhre, a longtime community organizer, co-founded Rural Action and had been its executive …

The QC Environmental Film Series, which begins August 29, will be presented by the Joyce and Tony Singh Family Foundation, River Action and Nahant Marsh. Admission to the five films is $ 20, otherwise $ 5 per film. Here is an overview of the schedule of films that will be screened at 2 p.m. at …

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Sign up for our amNY Sports email newsletter for news and game coverage from your favorite teams A new online channel featuring thousands of hours of cross-cultural comedy will launch in July. Black Comedy Center (BCC) Television is creating an online channel that will offer round-the-clock programming of thousands of hours of expertly produced TV …

There is a concept in history called the “great man theory” which postulates that the past is just a series of events occurring under the influence of … great men. Aside from the inherent chauvinism, it’s an interesting way to look at history and an even more interesting way to look at popular culture. Here, …