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Film Series

New Voices in Black Cinema

 
 
Apr 26—Apr 30, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
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New Voices in Black Cinema returns for the seventh year, with narratives, documentaries, and shorts that examine the black experience in America and around the world. From international voices to films made in Brooklyn to new black classics, New Voices in Black Cinema brings together urgent stories that need to be told.

Presented in partnership with ActNow Foundation. Since its founding in 2005, the ActNow Foundation has been a production company and advocate for diverse, independent filmmakers and playwrights interested in producing work reflecting the infinite range of African-American and Latino experiences across the globe. ActNow hosts regular events in Brooklyn to showcase the best in independent theater and film. Additionally, they are dedicated to fostering the growth of New York's brightest and most talented through regular panels, speakers, and workshops.


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PAST EVENTS
9 Rides
Film
9 Rides
 

An Uber driver transports nine parties across Los Angeles one fateful New Year’s Eve.

Wed, Apr 26, 2017
 
 
Film
Burning Sands
 

A fraternity pledge must choose whether to honor a code of silence or stand up against hazing.

Wed, Apr 26, 2017
 
 
Quest
Film
Quest
 

An intimate eight-year chronicle of one African-American family’s resilience.

Apr 27—Apr 29, 2017
 
 
Steps
Film
Steps
 

Fourteen years after surviving a shooting an alcoholic tries to rebuild his life.

Apr 27—Apr 29, 2017
 
 
Film
Gang of the French Caribbean
 

A young West Indian father is thrust into a life of crime in 1970s France.

Apr 28—Apr 30, 2017
 
 
The Unseen
Film
The Unseen + The Suit
 

Three wandering souls navigate the realities of post-colonial Namibia.

Fri, Apr 28, 2017
 
 
White Color Black
Film
White Colour Black
 

A young photographer must rediscover his culture after the death of his estranged father.

Fri, Apr 28, 2017
 
 
Independencia
Film
Independência
 

An powerful, evocative documentary about the Angolan struggle for independence.

Fri, Apr 28, 2017
 
 
Blaxploitation
Film
Blaxploitalian + The Gospel
 

A spotlight on the careers of seldom acknowledged black actors in Italian cinema.

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
 
 
Ugly
Film
Shorts Program 1
 

A program of documentaries about urgent conflicts and incisive coming of age stories.

Sat, Apr 29, 2017
 
 
Night Shift
Film
Shorts Program 2
 

A program of fascinating character portraits from around the world.

Sun, Apr 30, 2017
 
 
In a Perfect World
Film
In A Perfect World
 

This documentary explores the lives of men raised by single mothers.

Sun, Apr 30, 2017