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FRIDAY 6/12 AAACC


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12pm [ BEST FOR KIDZ ] – BLOCK
Capetown 13
A sketch-artist prodigy with a vivid retro video game imagination, embraces reality on the final day of the NYC Superhero Sketch Competition.

hopskotch

download (2)Hop Skotch the Funk Dumpling 15
After moving to a suburb with his mom, the first person Timmy meets is Mr. Funk, a former dance virtuoso turned drug addict.

busstop

download (2)The Bus Stop 11
A strange man at a bus stop tempts a young boy

micah

download (2)Micah
A man raised by a stern father must decide whether he wants to continue the parenting style with his own child or break free of the cycle.

download (2)I’ve Just Had a Dream 8
Irene is eight and she just woke up from a horrible dream.

beyond

download (2)Beyond the Passage 9
Six years after a mysterious event destroyed civilization, a young girl sets out on a lone journey in hopes of saving her ailing grandfather.


1:30 – BLOCK
download (2)Hi Miss 12
Sparks fly between shutter clicks when quarreling teenage photography students, Kleo and Femi, are told to take each other’s portrait.

cleanwomen

download (2)Clean Woman 10
A story about a Black house cleaner and a Chinese hip-hop producer who fall in love—through her kid

download (2)Book Ends 15
Set in 1972 when racial tensions were high, a widowed young lady is approached by a black book salesman. Their short acquaintance changes the lady’s life.

King of Guangzhou

download (2)King of Guangzhou 16
In the height of racial tensions, a Nigerian man fights to stay in China with his pregnant wife despite facing deportation.

download (2)Tough 12
TOUGH is a story about an estranged father and son who reconnect after 11 years when they now discover that they share the same apartment complex.

doublenegative

download (2)Double Negative 16
A stubborn twelve year old boy looking for answers to his father’s mysterious death finds more than he bargained for when he stumbles into the backyard of a foul-mouthed English teacher on a post-divorce bender.


3:15 – BLOCK
download (2)Hair 8
A comedy exploring the relationship between a obliviously dorky hair stylist and her self-centered beauty pageant-obsessed younger sister.

tress

download (2)Tress Artist and Angels, Masters of Natural Hair 71
Tress documentary will follow Masters of their craft. These Masters believe there is a connection of ones hair to the universe and will demonstrate the miracle and science of wearing hair in its natural state.


5:15 – BLOCK
download (2)The Columbarium 4
As the long-time caretaker of 80,000 deceased at the San Francisco Columbarium, Emmitt Watson cannot help but see life while in the midst of death.

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Point of Pride 26
Point of Pride: The People’s View of Bayview/Hunter’s Point, a documentary film about the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. Point of Pride combines archival footage from the 1950’s 60’s and 70’s with present-day viewpoints and reactions to these images from the past to create a compelling portrait of a community marked by struggle and fueled by hope.

farmingalegacy

download (2)Farming a Legacy 25
Farming A Legacy is about a few of the last remaining black farmers in Calvert County, Maryland who have survived for generations against incredible odds, acquired and accumulated land, and have found ways to continue a family farming legacy born on the backs of their slave ancestors. These endangered farmers display courage, strength, ingenuity, pride and dignity in their determination to pass along a family farming heritage to another generation.

codeoakland

download (2)Code Oakland 22
This film examines the evolution of Oakland through the eyes of social entrepreneurs who are determined that youth of color not be left on the sidelines as Silicon Valley spreads across the Bay and into the home of the second largest black community in California.


7pm – BLOCK

NJINGA - QUEEN OF ANGOLA
download (2)Njinga-Rainha De 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.