FILM 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.

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The Sleeping Negro – Jan 21, 2022

The Sleeping Negro – Jan 21, 2022

Black Cinema Series The Sleeping Negro Screening and Panel Discussion FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2022Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.) Standard ticket pricesTickets available online in advance, or at the door. PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED TO ATTENDIMPORTANT: Proof of vaccination (along with photo ID) and a mask are REQUIRED to attend this event. Please read our updated COVID Safety Guidelines for full...

A Warm December – Feb 11, 2022

A Warm December – Feb 11, 2022

BLACK CINEMA SERIES • Friday, February 11 at 7:30pm • On a trip to London with his daughter (Yvette Curtis) for some dirt-bike races, Dr. Matt Younger (Sidney Poitier) meets beautiful dignitary Catherine Oswandu (Esther Anderson) and quickly falls for her. But something is amiss — strange men seem to be following her wherever she goes, and Younger assumes she’s at the center of some political intrigue.

Return to Goree – Oct 27, 2021

Return to Goree – Oct 27, 2021

Black Cinema Series Youssou N'Dour: Return to Gorée Screening and Panel Discussion WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.) Standard ticket pricesTickets available online in advance, or at the door. PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED TO ATTENDIMPORTANT: Proof of vaccination (along with photo ID) and a mask are REQUIRED to attend this event. Please read our updated COVID Safety...

Summertime – Sep 10, 2021

Summertime – Sep 10, 2021

Black Cinema Series Summertime Screening and Panel Discussion FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.) Standard ticket pricesTickets available online in advance, or at the door. PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED TO ATTENDIMPORTANT: Proof of vaccination (along with photo ID) and a mask are REQUIRED to attend this event. Please read our updated COVID Safety Guidelines for full...