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A New Color

Film

A New Color

Directed by Marlene “Mo” Morris
African American artist, educator, and activist Edythe Boone has been changing the world one mural at a time…
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BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

Film

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

Directed by Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, Sabrina Schmidt Gordon
This film offers unprecedented access to the life, work and mesmerizing performances of renowned poet and activist Sonia…
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Conscience Point

Film

Conscience Point

Directed by Treva Wurmfield
Exploring the roots of American inequity, greed and pollution, Conscience Point contrasts the values of those for whom…
Slate Three

Dark City Beneath The Beat

Film

Dark City Beneath The Beat

Directed by TT the Artist
Dark City Beneath The Beat is an audiovisual experience that defines the soundscape of Baltimore city.

Filling The Gap

Film

Filling The Gap

Directed by Tyrone Young
Conceived as an effort to alter the way African-American children see themselves and their ancestors, this docu-drama highlights…
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Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker

Film

Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker

Directed by Joanne Grant
Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker reveals the instrumental role that Ella Baker, a friend and advisor to…
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Gramercy – GALA SCREENING

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Gramercy – GALA SCREENING

Directed by Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood
Shaq, a young man grappling with depression, returns to his New Jersey hometown, where his exploration of grief…
Slate One

Intruder In The Dust

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Intruder In The Dust

Directed by Clarence Brown
In 1940’s Mississippi, two teenage boys and an elderly woman combine forces to prevent a miscarriage of justice…
Francophone Cinema, Slate Three

Lil’ Buck: Real Swan – CLOSING NIGHT FILM

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Lil’ Buck: Real Swan – CLOSING NIGHT FILM

Directed by Louis Wallecan
Bringing his experience in the ballet world with him, Lil Buck heads back to South Memphis to teach…
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Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings The Band

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Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings The Band

Directed by Carol Bash
She was ahead of her time, a genius. During an era when Jazz was the nation's popular music,…
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Mr. Weekend

Film

Mr. Weekend

Directed by McKenzie Woodward
Mr. Weekend is a neo-noir set in Black Los Angeles centered around a middling bookie and how his…
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Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask

Film

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask

Directed by Frederick Lewis
Documentary on the life and legacy of the first African American to achieve national fame as a writer.
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Pink Opaque

Film

Pink Opaque

Directed by Derrick Perry
While struggling to finish his thesis documentary required to graduate, Travis Wolfe reconnects with his estranged uncle and…
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River City Drumbeat

Film

River City Drumbeat

Directed by Anne Flatté, Marlon Johnson
Edward "Nardie" White devoted his life to leading the African-American drum corps he co-founded with Zambia Nkrumah in…
Slate One

Sergeant Rutledge

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Sergeant Rutledge

Directed by John Ford
Lieutenant Tom Cantrell (Jeffrey Hunter) is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge (Woody Strode), a black cavalry soldier,…
Slate One

Something of Value

Film

Something of Value

Directed by Richard Brooks
In Kenya, Peter (Rock Hudson), the son of a white settler, forms a tight friendship with Kimani (Sidney…
Slate One

St. Louis Blues – OPENING NIGHT FILM

Film

St. Louis Blues – OPENING NIGHT FILM

Directed by Allen Resiner
Will Handy (Nat 'King' Cole) grows up in Memphis with his preacher father (Juano Hernandez) and his Aunt…

STRIKE FOR FREEDOM – FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN SCOTLAND

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STRIKE FOR FREEDOM – FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN SCOTLAND

Directed by Parisa Urquhart
Strike for Freedom chronicles new efforts to memorialize Frederick Douglass’s abolitionist work in Scotland. In the 19th-century, Edinburgh…
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Take Out Girl – GALA SCREENING

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Take Out Girl – GALA SCREENING

Directed by Hisonni Johnson
Tera Wong delivers Chinese food for her mother's struggling restaurant located in a territory referred to as the…
Slate One

The Last Mambo

Film

The Last Mambo

Directed by Rita Hargrave
The Last Mambo is an optimistic documentary that showcases Bay Area Afro-Latin music as a potent social force...
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The Letter

Film

The Letter

Directed by Christopher King, Maia Lekow
Filmed with a gentle pace and incredible closeness, The Letter is an intimate family portrait that ascends into…
Slate One

The Passing On

Film

The Passing On

Directed by Nathan Clarke
James Bryant, a renowned embalmer, hopes a promising mortuary student will overlook his feelings of rejection within the…
Slate One

The Pawnbroker

Film

The Pawnbroker

Directed by Sidney Lumet
A Jewish pawnbroker (Rod Steiger), victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man - including…

The Souls Of Black Girls

Film

The Souls Of Black Girls

Directed by Daphne Valerius
The Souls of Black Girls is an award-winning provocative news documentary that raises the question of whether or…
Slate Two

Warrior Women

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Warrior Women

Directed by Christina D. King, Elizabeth A. Castle
Warrior Women is the story of Madonna Thunder Hawk, one such AIM leader who shaped a kindred group…
Slate One

Women In Blue

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Women In Blue

Directed by Deirdre Fishel
Filmed between 2017 - 2020, this documentary follows the stories of the women police officers in Minneapolis who…