Category archives: Features

  • Boston2Philly

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 7PM-9PM Boston2Philly (feat, 124min) by Ralph Celestin – Boston2Philly is a coming-of-age independent drama that chronicles the life of Rome “Boston” Williams (Ralph A.), a young Black male from Boston, struggling with his identity and his ability to form real relationships in his new city of Philadelphia after a tragic accident tak[...]
  • Hit A Lick

  • The Boom Boom Room (1601 Fillmore Street) 7PM until Hit A Lick (feat, 80min) by Swirl Films – Falicia left home at the age of sixteen, hoping to make a better life than the one she’d left behind. Becoming an exotic dancer seemed like a harmless way to make money so that she could save and begin a new career. It didn’t take but a few weeks for her to get swept up in the glitz of quick cash[...]
  • Live a Little

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM Live a Little (fea, 74min) by David Jaffe – After a drunken night ending in a fight, a man wakes up to find that a murder was committed and that he may be responsible.
  • Oakville

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM Oakville (fea, 52min) by Ron Reed – Rey’Shawn, born to an absent father, prostitute mother, and raised by a drug dealer in West Oakland, becomes inducted into a life of drug dealing and gang warfare with his older brother Demaray and struggles fighting his way out of Oakland’s cycle of violence.
  • Grandma’s House

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 2PM-4PM Grandma’s House (fea, 96min) by MzKim Productions – Based on the true story of Kimberley T. Zulkowski’s Grandmother, Margie Ree Harris. ‘Grandma’s House’ gives a compelling insight into how the Executive Producer’s life changed when she moved into her Grandmother’s home, and their generations became one under the same roof. Chock-ful[...]
  • The Red Effect

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM The Red Effect (fea, 91min) by Jordan Miller – Tensions rise in a southeast Washington, DC community following the deadly shooting of an unarmed black teenager at the hands of a white man.
  • Oakland in Blue: A Short Film

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM Oakland in Blue: A Short Film (short, 24min) by Robbin Rae – Kennedy, a recent college graduate, returns home to Oakland, CA to be manager for local rap artist Marcus. Their struggle to launch a successful independent record label without compromising their integrity is conflicted by the temptation of ‘Legit versus Street’[...]
  • 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[...]