The Black Cinema Series



Wednesday, September 6, 2023 | 7:30pm

Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.)

Doors: 7:00pm
Screening: 7:30pm


Sons of Caribbean immigrants, Francis and Michael face questions of masculinity, identity and family amid the pulsing beat of Toronto’s early hip-hop scene. Deeply felt and emotionally resonant, with riveting performances and stunning cinematography.

“There’s such gracefulness to the filmmaking here, cutting back and forth across time, building like a thriller.” -Brian Tallerico,

“Reaffirms why I love movies.” -Valerie Complext, Deadline

2022 | Drama | Canada/USA | English | 119 min. 
Not rated

Directed by Clement Virgo


Discussion Panelists

Eric Grode

Assemblyman Demond Meeks
District 137

Eric Grode

Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr.
Frederick Douglass Professor
Associate Professor of English
Associate Professor of Black Studies
Chair, Faculty Programs and Departmental Initiatives, Department of Black Studies at the University of Rochester

Eric Grode

DJ Wizz
WDKX 1039 FM

About the Series

Black Cinema Series
Black Cinema Series
The Little Theatre’s Black Cinema Series, presented in partnership with the Rochester Association of Black Journalists (RABJ), screens both scripted and non-fiction films about the Black experience. With an emphasis on contemporary independent films, the series highlights Black perspectives and filmmakers, with screenings and panel discussions with community experts and filmmakers. More details about the Black Cinema Series