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Inaugural Black Lens Film Week

presented by by AIDS Alabama

 

Black Lens Film Week aims to shine a light on some of the most outstanding feature narrative and documentary films produced by and starring people of color. The Black Lens Film Week will highlight new innovative films and celebrate some familiar classics as well. It’s our intention that the films shown as a part of this program reflect the diversity of the black experience in America, both past and present.

7 Days of Black Films • 2 Screens • Talk Backs • Filmmaker Networking • Special Events

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Black Lens Film Week programmed by T.Marie King
Black Lens Film Week Host Committee:
Celestia Morgan, Forte, Jason Avery, Patrick Johnson, Jasmine Shaw, Sonya Mitchell, James Williams

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, February 14th, 2022

Kiss ‘Em or Diss ‘Em Valentine’s Day Spectacular

7:00 pmKISS ‘EM: Love Jones (1997)

7:15 pmDISS ‘EM: Diary of a Mad Black Woman

 

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

5-6:30 PM ED Farm AR Lab

6:30 pm Black Lens Double Feature: Justice Without Violence + Fannie Lou Hamer: Stand UpSponsored by Alabama Public Television and Mississippi Public Broadcasting

7:00 pm A Soldier’s Story

 

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

5-6:30 PM ED Farm Drawing Lab w /Markup

7:00 pm Mama Gloria Sponsored by the VAL Group

7:05 pm Mama Gloria Sponsored by the VAL Group

 

Thursday, February 17th, 2022

5-6:30 PM ED Farm Code Lab – Swift Playgrounds

7:00 pm Oscar Micheaux’s Murder in Harlem

7:00 pm FEBRUARY BOOK + FILM CLUB: OSCAR MICHEAUX, AMERICA’S FIRST BLACK FILMMAKER – Registration closes 2/3!

 

Friday, February 18th, 2022

5-6:30 PM ED Farm Video Lab – Clips

7:oo pm Black Lens Shorts Showcase

7:00 pm Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip

9:30 pm WattStax  sponsored by Four Corners Gallery

 

Saturday, February 19th, 2022

3:00 pm Lil Nas X : Unlikely Cowboy

3:00 pm Oprah Winfrey: Fight for a Better Life

7:00 pm The Letter

7:00 pm WattStax – sold out

9:30 pm Citizen Ashe

 

Sunday, February 20th, 2022

2:00 pm Black Lens Shorts Showcase

2:00 pm The Letter

5:00 pm Lil Nas X : Unlikely Cowboy

5:00 pm Oprah Winfrey: Fight for a Better Life Sponsored by Prosper Bham

 

 

August 22-28, 2022

Sidewalk Film Festival

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