Category archives: Features

  • 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[...]
  • 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:[...]
  • 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.) [...]
  • America is Still the Place

  • OPENING NIGHT! Meet & Greet, Step & Repeat! Industry Types and VIP's. Special Invited Guest and the Screening of the Bay Area's own, AMERICA IS THE PLACE. This is the World Premier and it is a hot ticket! This is bound to be an instant classic and you would want to be apart of this moment. Guaranteed to be a sellout (no joke). JUNE 11TH, 2015 | 6:00-9:15PM | Tickets get you into[...]
  • Driving While Black

  • Saturday | Variety Club Preview Room | 6pm“Driving While Black …..a dark black comedy...based on real shit" A comedy about the extra layer of police hassle that the young black man faces while driving. Dimitri delivers pizzas for a living, but he is offered a job driving a Hollywood tour bus - this film explores, with love, the black experience in everyday interactions with the police.  [...]
  • The Road We Travel

  • Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 12pm The Road We Travel by Alexandra Nicolaides After arriving in Uganda without any money, a downtrodden photographer befriends a local taxi driver who offers him a place to stay, forcing him to embrace a culture very different to his own.   Director: Aidan Belizaire Aidan is a musically trained film and TV director[...]
  • My Name Is David

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 5:15pm My Name Is David (82m, U S A) dir. by Christopher Gallego David Howard (Keith Powell), an obsessive-compulsive workaholic with a severe addiction to prescription drugs, struggles to find order in a world full of chaos. Desperately in search of a life better than the one he leads, David often relies on his neighbor, Venus (Judy Reyes), a hot-[...]
  • Driving While Black

  • SAT | 6pm | Variety Screening House MARKET STREET“DRIVING WHILE BLACK …..A DARK BLACK COMEDY...BASED ON REAL SHIT" A comedy about the extra layer of police hassle that the young black man faces while driving. Dimitri delivers pizzas for a living, but he is offered a job driving a Hollywood tour bus - this film explores, with love, the black experience in everyday interactions with the police.[...]