Category archives: 2017

  • A Path to Excellence

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] A Path to Excellence (doc, 24min) by Carl Borack– Olympians paying it forward teaching inner-city kids fencing to elevate their goals in life, in sport, in academia, in life.
  • Cocoa Butter Short

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 6PM-8PM [BUY TICKET] Cocoa Butter Short (student, 14min) by Dominque Gilbert – A young man impulsively changes his ethnic identity in hopes of gaining his love’s interest. His world is turned upside down by the heavy weight of his new skin.
  • The Forever Tree

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] The Forever Tree (short, 19min) by Alrick Brown – In 1919, a young antiquarian must choose what to do after a late night caller presents an ancient necklace tied to a fountain of youth.
  • Dvrker: Infinity Room

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 6PM-8PM [BUY TICKET] Dvrker: Infinity Room (short, 16min) by Jonathan Jackson – The daughter of a powerful senator is kidnapped, as Cinque Williams, a young African American lawyer, finds himself in a similar situation. As time ticks, Cinque tries to figure out why he’s in ‘The Infinity Room’ and discovers how American politics and rh[...]
  • Pass Interference – The Davone Bess Story

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 5:30PM-7PM | In Conjunction with S.F Juneteenth [GET FREE TICKET] Pass Interference – The Davone Bess Story (doc, 57min) by Branson Wright WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAVONE BESS! THIS IS A FREE EVENT! African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 5:30PM-7:00PM | In Conjunction with S.F Juneteenth Pas[...]
  • 90 Days

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] 90 Days (short, 19min) by Nathan Hale Williams – A riveting story of love, integrity and compassion, 90 DAYS explores a beautiful couple's relationship and their life altering decision after ninety days of dating. Fueled with gripping performances by an extraordinary cast of actors led by Teyonah Parris (Jess[...]
  • In The Hour Of Chaos

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 11AM-2PM [BUY TICKET] In The Hour Of Chaos (doc, 105min) by Bayer Mack – In the Hour of Chaos is a American documentary film directed by Bayer Mack. It details the life and various trials of the Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. (“Daddy King”), including his violent, poverty-stricken upbringing in rural Georgia, the assassina[...]
  • Civil War: for the Soul of Black America

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) | 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] A Civil War: for the Soul of Black America (short, 20min) by Khinmay Lwin Vandermee – The civil war among African Americans is fought between those supporting 'Respectability Politics,' 'good' appearance and speech to fight racism; and those who don't fit that profile. Affirming both sides are equally di[...]
  • To Be Free

  • The Boom Boom Room (1601 Fillmore Street) 7PM until [BUY TICKET] To Be Free (short, 12min) by Adepero Oduye – In a tiny after-hours club, Nina Simone finds a way, for one moment, to be free.
  • The Art of the Journey – The Ben F. Jones Story

  • Koret Auditorium @ De Young Museum (50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr) 6PM-8PM - [GET THIS TICKET] The Art of the Journey – The Ben F. Jones Story (doc, 32min) by William Michael Barbee – NJ-born, Professor, Activist, Artist Ben Jones has used his art to bring awareness to the plight of people throughout the world, with a strong concentration on the struggles of the people of Cuba. Born 1940 in P[...]
  • 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.
  • We Love Moses

  • We Love Moses (short, 15min) by Dionne Edwards – When Ella was twelve, she had her first fight. And when she was twelve, she discovered sex. Now eighteen, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her older brother Michael’s best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries.