Film Series

New Voices in Black Cinema

 
 
Apr 26—Apr 29, 2018
 
   
 
 
 
 
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Part of BAMcinématek

Now in its eighth year, New Voices in Black Cinema returns with the best recent narrative and documentary works that examine the black experience in America and around the world. Spotlighting emerging international talents; homegrown, made-in-Brooklyn productions; and new black classics, this wide-ranging survey showcases urgent, eye-opening, and innovative stories that demand to be told.


co-presented by: new voices arts & media
 
PAST EVENTS
Muslimah's Guide to Marriage
Film
Muslimah's Guide to Marriage
 

A black Muslim woman scrambles to save her marriage in this brash, witty romantic comedy.

Thu, Apr 26, 2018
 
 
New Voices In Black Cinema BURN IN
Film
New Voices in Black Cinema: I Am Not a Witch
 

A bold, darkly comic fable about witchcraft and womanism set in contemporary Zambia.

Thu, Apr 26, 2018
 
 
New Voices In Black Cinema BRUCE YELLOW SHIRT
Film
Bruce!!!!
 

A 30-something loser learns to grow up in this brash, DIY romantic comedy.

Thu, Apr 26, 2018
 
 
New Voices In Black Cinema GIANT
Film
The Giant is Falling
 

An incisive look at the rise, fall, and possible future of South Africa’s ruling party.

Fri, Apr 27, 2018
 
 
one bedroom
Film
One Bedroom
 

A 30-something couple in gentrifying Brooklyn attempts to disentangle their lives.

Fri, Apr 27, 2018
NEW YORK PREMIERE
 
 
New voices short program 1
Film
Shorts Program 1
 

Brooklyn-set stories of identity, immigration, and activism that hit close to home.

Fri, Apr 27, 2018
 
 
New Voices In Black Cinema THE FINAL
Film
The Foreigner’s Home
 

Toni Morrison’s artistic and intellectual vision is brought to life.

Sat, Apr 28, 2018
NEW YORK PREMIERE
 
 
Jinn
Film
Jinn
 

A beautifully observed exploration of faith, family, and black Muslim identity.

Sat, Apr 28, 2018
NEW YORK PREMIERE
 
 
La vie de château
Film
La Vie de Château
 

A charming, quick-witted immigrant’s tale set in Paris’ bustling African enclave.

Sat, Apr 28, 2018
NEW YORK PREMIERE
 
 
Burning Angel Dust
Film
Shorts Program 2
 

Filmmakers grapple with what it means to be black in America today.

Sat, Apr 28, 2018
 
 
Happy Today
Film
Shorts Program 3
 

Innovative, stylistically bold documentary, narrative, and animation works.

Sun, Apr 29, 2018
 
 
Maynard
Film
Maynard
 

An illuminating portrait of trailblazing politician and Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson.

Sun, Apr 29, 2018
 
 
New Voices In Black Cinema SAMMY DAVIS
Film
Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me
 

A deep dive into the life and times of the electrifying and polarizing American icon.

Sun, Apr 29, 2018