Category archives: 2017

  • All of Me

  • The Boom Boom Room (1601 Fillmore Street) 7PM until [BUY TICKET] All of Me (short, 14min) by Daphne Schmon – Viv, a talented musician, faces late stage Leukemia that threatens the life she’s built. Her best hope is a bone marrow transplant from her estranged family, but reconnecting means confronting a difficult past.
  • Inamorata

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Inamorata (short, 20min) by A-lan Holt – A clairvoyant woman finds something unexpected during an intimate encounter with her fiancé’s lover.
  • Search Party

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Search Party (short, 9min) by Tesia Joy Walker – A mother throwing a surprise party for her son in the Harlem Grant Housing projects, has her celebration interrupted by uninvited guests.
  • Seven Dates With Death

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] Seven Dates With Death (short, 9min) by Mike Holland – The story of Moreese Bickham, the oldest living survivor of Death Row in the United States. Bickham describes the murders that sent him to Death Row, his life on death row and how he was able to get on with his life after almost four decades in pris[...]
  • Inventory

  • Inventory (short, 7min) by Trevor Hansford – A father’s revelation that he ill prepared his ethnic kids for the current racial encumbrance in the U.S.
  • Silverhead

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 6PM-8PM [BUY TICKET] Silverhead (short, 20min) by Lewis Vaughn – A 300 lb. masked ax murderer terrorizes the streets of Chicago as a calculated hunter tracks him.
  • The Sara Spencer Washington Story

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 6PM-8PM [BUY TICKET] The Sara Spencer Washington Story (doc, 28min) by Royston Scott – In the 1930’s Sara Spencer Washington was a black woman millionaire who parlayed her line of hair and beauty products into international cosmetology schools which gave thousands of black women financial independence by owning their own sa[...]
  • Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes (doc, 82min) by Sean Durant – A woman’s journey to discover and trace the steps of her ancestor, who traveled along the Underground Railroad to freedom, and authored the first fugitive slave narrative in U.S. history.
  • Jake

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Jake (short, 8min) by Michael Tyner – Lance, a black Brooklyn police officer has a different relationship with the community he serves; where tough love and respect go a long way. When Lance hears a cop racially profile a young person on the radio he springs into action but he is too late. He now has to[...]
  • 95 Never Looked so Good

  • 95 Never Looked so Good (9m, U S A) dir. by Tymm Holloway This Documentary short, highlights Simeon Holloway accomplishments from early beginnings to the prominent historical record of his involvement in the elite first all Black US B-1 Navy Band. The first African Americans to serve in the modern Navy at any general rank with no recognition from the Navy. Simeon, utilizing his education, int[...]