Category archives: 2015

  • DICE

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 3:40pm DICE (17m, U S A) dir. by Viraj Nayar Jamil, a street-smart youth from North Philly, lives day to day with the odds against him. Unable to break into the professional world, Jamil tries to get by with whatever work he can get. Despite his smarts and charisma, his life remains unbalanced and his future unknown. When fate suddenly gives Jamil [...]
  • KNUCKLEHEAD

  • Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 7:05pm KNUCKLEHEAD from Knucklehead Film Our film Knucklehead recently took a top fiction feature award at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival. We have been profiled in the NY Times, Ebony, The Root, Shadow and Act and other high profile outlets, with more in the pipeline.Produced by Actor/Producer Gbenga Akinnagbe ("The Wire”) and[...]
  • IN AN IDEAL WORLD

  • FREE* FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN AFFECTED* Saturday. 2nd Act. 6pm IN AN IDEAL WORLD (83m, U S A) dir. by Noel Schwerin Direct from the frontlines of America's locked down racial system, follow three men over seven years inside one California prison. Their stories expose--and honor--the human drama at its core, revealing the institutional nature of racial hierarchies, and the hope and hidde[...]
  • Circus Without Borders

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 1pm Circus Without Borders (70m, U S A)  dir. by Susan Gray CIRCUS WITHOUT BORDERS is an enlightening tale of two circus troupes from opposite ends of the globe who converge to realize a common dream. Using circus arts as a means of self-expression and cultural exchange, the two circuses -- Artcirq in the Canadian Arctic and Kalabante in West Afr[...]
  • Four-Way Stop

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 3:40pm Four-Way Stop - Submitted by: Efi da Silva Four-Way Stop is an independent feature-length film about an inner-city teenage boy who is striving to create a better life for his drug addict father and unsupportive mother. This story takes you into the life of someone you think you know based off of surface encounters and stereotypes and present[...]
  • Shortage of Children

  • Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 5:45pm Marie-Hélène Roux, writer/director Winter 1963…Two children, Camelien (10) and Lenais (5), from the Reunion Island are taken away from their mother to help in the resettlement policy of the French government. Instead of going to school and receiving an education, Camelien is going to serve as labor in an isolated farm. Director:[...]
  • Code Oakland

  • Code Oakland by Kelly Amis This film examines the evolution of Oakland through the eyes of social entrepreneurs who are determined that youth of color not be left on the sidelines as Silicon Valley spreads across the Bay and into the home of the second largest black community in California. Kalimah Priforce, whose first success as a social justice rebel was a hunger strike at the age of eig[...]
  • Cold Choices

  • Cold Choices directed by Nick Jones     Major John Polanco, a black ops command officer, is ordered to send in a group of Marines behind enemy lines without proper preparation and limited intel. The mission is a success but it comes at a cost. Now John must pick up the pieces and carry on. Cast: Neil Brown Jr., Chris Naylor, Michael Graham, Prim Siripipat, Corinne Now[...]
  • NJINGA - QUEEN OF ANGOLA

  • Njinga-Rainha De Angola  (Njinga: Queen of Angola) 100 In the 17th century a warrior woman fights for the independence of Angola. After witnessing the murder of her son and watching her people being humiliated by Portuguese colonizers, Njinga will become a Queen and struggle for their liberation embodying the motto: those who stay fight to win. 7PM at the Buriel Clay Theater (A.A.A.C.C.) [...]