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Black Cinema Series


Screening & Discussion

Thursday, February 1, 2024 | 7:00pm

Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave)

• Presented with Open Captions
• Discussion will be ASL Interpreted

Standard ticket prices
Tickets available online in advance, or at the door.

While grappling with tremendous personal tragedy, Isabel sets herself on a path of global investigation and discovery. Despite the colossal scope of her project, she finds beauty and bravery while crafting one of the defining American books of our time: “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.” Written and directed by Ava DuVernay.

Note: Origin opens January 26 at The Little. Click here for additional showtimes.

Rated PG-13 | 2h 15m | 2023 | Drama
USA | English

Directed by Ava DuVernay


Meet the Panelists

Eric Grode

Erin Thompson
Executive Director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence

Eric Grode

Monica Gebell
Executive Director of the Levine Center to End Hate, and the Director of Community Relations for Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.

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