Film is last one in the series…it is only and hour, so try to be on time 🙂 Film starts at approximately 6:30…
Black History Month is over, and so are the Academy Awards, but you can still celebrate Black Film at our screening tomorrow; “White Scripts and Black Supermen” (formerly titled Shaft vs. Sidney Poitier) a film about Black masculinity, will be shown as the final film of our “Celebration of Black History Month through Film” series. The movie has NEVER been screened in the Bay Area, and director Jonathan Gayles will be there in person for a Q&A. 6:30 pm, Oakland City Hall Council Chambers!
Here is a feature story about the emerging Black film culture in Oakland, which includes this series, made possible by Rocky Seker, Vice Mayor Desley Brooks, and Black Cinema At Large. See you tonight!
Thanks to all who came out last Friday, we hope to see you this Friday as well! Director of The Bay Area Blues Society Ronnie Stewart, Blues Guitarist Alvon Johnson, Music Photographer George Livingston, and Musician Donald Johnson are on our Q&A panel for the blues based movie “Redemption Road”, directed by Mario Van Peebles”. Playing at Oakland City Hall for Black History Month, Friday, February 24th at 6pm. Moderated by KCSM and KPFA’a Greg Bridges. FREE!