BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, April 8 at 7:30pm | About the rise and fall of St. Louis, Missouri’s premier black hospital that trained the largest number of Black doctors and nurses in the world from 1937 through 1979, before and after desegregation.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, May 13 at 7:30pm | A fashionable group of Zulu men’s measure of self-worth is tested by exuberant prices, dying interest, and a generation who believe one’s worth isn’t based on what you adorn.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, June 10, 7:30pm | Little 1 | A former beauty queen and single mother prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, July 22 at 7:30pm | Little Theatre 1 | The new film from Jordan Peele. Caretakers at a California horse ranch encounter a mysterious force that affects human and animal behavior. Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and Steven Yeun.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, August 19 at 7:30pm | Nichelle Nichols’ daunting task to launch a national blitz for NASA, recruiting 8,000 of the nation’s best and brightest, including the trailblazing astronauts who became the first African American, Asian and Latino men and women to fly in space.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, September 9 at 7:30pm | A coming-of-age comedy-drama about three Black women living in Brooklyn. Ayoka Chenzira’s feature film explores the life of teenager Rainbow Gold (Victoria Gabrielle Platt) who is entering womanhood and navigating conversations and experiences around standards of beauty, self-image, and the rights Black women have over their bodies.
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...
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.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, March 11 at 7:30pm | Little 1 | Against the backdrop of a racial reckoning, one incident illuminates how Black girls are creating a more just and equitable future for our entire education system.
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.
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:...
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...
Black Cinema Series • “Ailey” Screening and Panel Discussion • Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 6:30pm • Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.)