One Take Documentary Series


Screening & filmmaker Q&A

Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 7:00pm

Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.)
Doors at 6:30pm

Saturday, May 25, 2024 | 3:00pm

Little Theatre 5 (8 Winthrop St.)
Doors at 2:30pm 

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


Four short films from Rochester filmmaker Rashaad Parker.

BLACK LIVES MATTER, A Sanctuary for Daniel Prude (18:35)

Captures the Black Lives Matter Movement protests in Rochester, NY from May 2020 to January 2021

ROC CITY SPEAKS Episode 1 (17:18)

June 13, 2020; In the wake of the killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 by Minnesota police officers, today we are conducting street interviews during a Black Lives Matter protest rally that started on location at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Park in downtown Rochester, NY.

ROC CITY SPEAKS Episode 2 (21:09)

Interviews during a Black Lives Matter protest rally at City Hall in Rochester on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

ROC CITY SPEAKS Episode 3 (24:56)

In this episode of ROC CITY SPEAKS the news from the street is coming from some ofthe international students as well as those originating from the United States currently enrolled at the University of Rochester. 

Not Rated |81 min | Documentary Short Films 

Directed by Rashaad Parker 

About the series

Black Cinema Series
One Take Documentary Series

The Little’s One Take: Stories through the Lens is a monthly documentary film series, presenting a unique mix of documentaries—ranging from film festival favorites to unheralded gems—followed by panel discussions and filmmaker Q&As. Read more about One Take

Community Partner

Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, University of Rochester Libraries
9th Floor Artists Collective 

Provide educational, cultural, and business support to artists in the Rochester metropolitan area. They also work to inspire creativity and use the visual arts as a vehicle that promotes wellness and cultural understanding.

Supported by

Support provided by the New York State Council on the Arts

The One Take Documentary Series at The Little is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.