If Beale Street Could Talk

*Weather Update*

The Little (both the theaters and the cafe) is closed today (1/20). We were unable to turn the snow into popcorn. We're back open Monday (1/21)!


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If Beale Street Could Talk

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening





About the Film:

Based on the novel written by James Baldwin, and directed by Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight). 

In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.

Starring KiKi Layne, Stephan James, and Regina King.

The Black Cinema Series presents a special screening 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. A panel discussion will follow the showing. The Black Cinema Series is presented with the Rochester Association of Black Journalists

Panel includes:

Reuben and Ronke Tapp. Reuben is an arts educator who works in schools as well as other institutions. Ronke has a doctorate degree in counseling psychology and is licensed in New York. She also is an assistant professor of clinical psychology.

Jackie and Mike Campbell. Jackie is alliance director, The Chlidren's Agenga. Mike, along with his wife, are co-founders of North Star Rites of Passage. Among the things the organization does is work with youth.