Category archives: Features

  • Grandma’s House

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] 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[...]
  • The Red Effect

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET] 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 [BUY TICKET] 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 ‘[...]
  • 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.  [...]