Saturday Nia Room (762 Fulton Street)

Saturday Nia Room 12pm


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T.E.A.M CITY with Dr. T
Brian G Watson

educational, news, journalism, science, tech, engineering, arts, math, silicon valley, scientist, scifi, cosplay, experiments

A Place at the table
Kathleen Cotton (Producer/Director)

When you see yourself in the past you will be assured of a place for you in the future.  Meet the African American pioneers of silicon valley that prepared a place at the table for those that came behind them. Using face to face discussions, a Place at the Table, presents the story of African American Engineers and technologist recruited, nurtured and earned prominent positions in of some of the highly successful companies in Silicon Valley.  You’ve heard of Steve Jobs the founder of Apple computer?  A Place at the Table will introduce you to Mr. Roy L. Clay Sr. the founder of Hewlett Packard’s computer division. Along with other individuals that made significant contributions to the creation of what became silicon valley.   A Place at the Table will open the conversation that is needed to encourage young people of color to seek their own place in technical pursuits.

Total Runtime: 1:09:00


Saturday Nia Room 1:30pm


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Trying To Find Me
Dominique Tipper

A woman dissects and shares her inner self in an attempt to navigate her way through depression and the ups and downs of life.

The Other
Director: Brittani Noel
9 min 10 sec

Inspired by real-life events, ‘The Other’ explores the struggle of being in-between races. Multiracial Mia discovers that society has a need to put each of us in an ethnic box. And not all boxes are equal. That’s when things get twisted, really fast. Fearing rejection, Mia gets herself tangled up in a web of lies. Are her fears valid? Or is she paranoid? If she comes clean to her fiancé, will he accept her? And most importantly, can Mia learn to accept herself

Max Philisaire

A bi-racial black woman struggles with her journey to self discovery while trying to live up to her father’s expectation.

Daniel Etim Effiong

Skin is a feature documentary about exploring through identity the meaning of beauty in all the different shades of black. It is set-in present-day Lagos, where Nollywood actress Beverly Naya goes on a journey to learn about contrasting perceptions of beauty. She speaks to school children, traders, artists, beauty entrepreneurs and sex workers. This narrative is interwoven by poignant personal accounts of individuals who have dealt with the pressure to conform to certain standards of beauty, revealing how colorism continues to shape the face of the entertainment industry in Africa. Beverly concludes her journey with a trip to her hometown exploring her rich cultural heritage with her mother and grandmother. Between them, we have three generations of beautiful black women who through sheer hard work and self-love have built useful businesses, laying a solid legacy for her and many like her to build upon.

Total Runtime: 1:53:00


Saturday Nia Room 4pm


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Knock Out Blessing
Dare Olaitan

Knock Out Blessing a feminist film, wherein a young, small female boxer named Blessing teams up with a gang of prostitutes to take down a corrupt president.

Quiet and Clear   
Andre Rangiah

When Aurelian blocks her on Facebook after taking her virginity, 13 year-old Peezoo senses life in Franklin, Louisiana, where the water is still, is coming to a halt.  As her father’s grip tightens and his glare ensnares, Peezoo feels an even greater force drawing nearer. To reclaim control over her body, Peezoo enters an arm-wrestling match with small-town patriarchy. From the sidelines, her father’s world splits in two.

Total Runtime: 1:48:00