Celebrating Black Voices In Cinema

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Join Montclair Film and The Clairidge as we showcase African American stories in film through screenings and discussions all month long.


WHO WE ARE: A CHRONICLE OF RACISM IN AMERICA
Opens Friday, February 4


BODY AND SOUL (1925)
One Screening Only!
Friday, February 11 at Cinema505
Followed by a discussion with artist and lecturer Onnie Strother
Presented in Partnership with the Montclair Public Library


THE GIRL FROM CHICAGO (1932)
One Screening Only!
Friday, February 18 at Cinema505
Followed by a discussion with local historian Betty Holloway
Presented in Partnership with the Montclair Public Library


WHY IS WE AMERICANS?
Opens Friday, February 18
Q&A with co-director Udi Aloni to follow the FREE Community Screening on Saturday, February 19
Presented in Partnership with the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation


MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK
One Screening Only!
Saturday, February 20
Followed by a Q&A with director/producer John Carluccio and writer/producer Tracey E. Hopkins
Presented in Partnership with Out Montclair 50+


SWING (1938)
One Screening Only!
Friday, February 25 at Cinema505
Followed by a discussion with Onnie Strother and Betty Holloway
Presented in Partnership with the Montclair Public Library

Featured Films in this Series:

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Frida

March 7 - 14

An intimately raw and magical journey through the life, mind, and heart of iconic artist Frida Kahlo.

coming soon

Persepolis (2007)

March 30 & April 2

PERSEPOLIS is the poignant story of a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.

 

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Mississippi Masala (1991)

March 23 & 26

Years after her Indian family was forced to flee their home in Uganda by the dictatorship of Idi Amin, twentysomething Mina finds herself helping to run a motel in the faraway land of Mississippi.

 

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Eve’s Bayou (1997)

March 16 & 19

A young girl with a philandering father and a psychic aunt comes of age in a Louisiana bayou.

 

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A League of Their Own (1992)

March 9 & 12

Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amid their own growing rivalry.

 

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