Black Cinema Series

On August 2nd, 2024 James Baldwin would have turned one hundred. From February through July, The Little is presenting 3 films showcasing and celebrating Baldwin, and how his writings have chronicled — and continue to inspire — movements for equality.


If Beale Street Could Talk – Feb. 22

If Beale Street Could Talk – Feb. 22

JAMES BALDWIN CENTENNIAL | Thursday, February 22 at 7:30pm | In early 1970s Harlem, Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo “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.