NYADIFF

THE KILL HOLE

KillHole_Slide

NY Premiere Tue, Nov. 27 @ 6PM – Thalia Wed, Nov. 28 @ 8PM – Chapel – Teachers College Mischa Webley’s first feature, The Kill Hole, is a beautifully shot and powerfully acted action drama that deals with the issue of the integration of war veterans into society and gives the audience a unique perspective [...]

Read More

A MOTHER’S LOVE

MothersLove_slide

NY Premiere Thu, Dec. 6 @ 6PM – Schomburg Tue, Dec. 11 @ 6PM – Black Spectrum A film about three generations of broken women that explores how family love helps to heal the pain, A Mother’s Love is actually a real life Gospel stage play presented in the form of a film by Tim [...]

Read More

THE NEXT DAY

NexDay_Slide

DC Premiere Goethe Institute August 16 to 18, 2013 The Next Day is an interesting character study that explores what happens the day after two seemingly well-adjusted, responsible adults act irresponsibly during a one-night stand. The script by New York born and trained independent African American director/producer/lead actor Al Robbins offers unexpected dramatic turns that [...]

Read More

TANGO MACBETH

TangoMcBethSlide

NY Premiere SPECIAL PRESENTATION Sat, Nov. 24 @ 8:30PM – Chapel – Teachers College also Sun, Nov. 25 @ 5PM – Thalia Tango MacBeth offers a multicultural, multigenerational vision and presentation of the Shakespeare play. This provocative version of Macbeth unfolds like a Möbius strip. Moving back and forth, the drama of the play intertwines [...]

Read More

TIMES LIKE DEESE

TimesLT_Slide

US Premiere Sat, Nov. 24 @ 6:30PM – Chapel – Teachers College A journey through contemporary America by way of the Blues and its performers. Starting with current events, the economic crisis and the election of the first Black president, we go back to the origins of the Blues, to the cotton fields, to poverty, [...]

Read More

FILLING THE GAP

FIllingtheGap

Fri, Nov. 30 @ 11AM – Chapel – Teachers College Thu, Dec. 6 @ 11AM – Schomburg Center Conceived as an effort to alter the way African-American children see themselves and their ancestors, this docu-drama highlights the inventive and inspired contributions of little-known Americans of African descent and their incredible creativity in the 1840s, the [...]

Read More

THE POSTWOMAN & T’AINT NOBODY’S BIZINESS: QUEER BLUES DIVAS OF THE 1920S

Ethel_slide

THE POSTWOMAN Tue, Nov. 27 @ 8:30PM – Thalia Unhappy in her relationship, Nia, a 30′s graphic designer, develops a crush on her neighborhood Postwoman, who shows her the true meaning of unconditional love. Directed by J.D. Walker, 2010, 9 min, U.S.A., Comedy, English. Shown with T’Aint Nobody’s Biziness: Queer Blues Divas of the 1920s. [...]

Read More

AFRICAN AMERICAN SHORTS: Something Different, I Am John Wayne, Speak, and 1st & 4Ever

1sT&4everSameinPriester

SOMETHING DIFFERENT Wed, Nov. 28 @ 6PM – Chapel – Teachers College Short film about two people from different walks of life who meet on a blind date. The encounter is quite amusing and revealing. Directed by Mike Shahin, 2012, 9 min, USA, Drama, English. African-American Shorts program. I AM JOHN WAYNE Wed, Nov. 28 [...]

Read More