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July 24 :: Black Films Space’s Filmmakers Mixer

Mixer | 2:00pm – 8:00pm | $15

Meet other independent black filmmakers, director, screenwriters and cinematographers are up to at the first of Black Film Space’s monthly mixers! This event will take place at 410 Gates Ave, Brooklyn 11216 and tickets include unlimited food and liquor.

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July 13 – July 23 :: March on Washington Film Festival

Film Festival | 6:30pm | $0-$10

The March on Washington Film Festival aims to increase awareness of the events and heroes of the Civil Rights Era and inspire a renewed passion for activism. Films that will be screened include The Amazing Nina SimoneThird and LongSteps to Liberty, The Hard StopMaya Angelou and Still I RiseMavis!Rosenwald and more. The festival will take place in Washington DC.

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July 8 :: Nana Said

Film Screening | 9:00am – 6:00pm | $0-$56

Enjoy the screening of Nana Said (Nana Dijo), a powerful documentary about coloniality, blackness and the myths of latino identity, during the 2016 Afro-Latino Festival in the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd).

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July 14 :: Holler if You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church

Film Screening | 7:00pm | Free Admission 

As part of Newark Gay Pride’s 4 Days of Love Celebration, Holler if Your Hear Me will be screened with it’s Director Clay Cane with a discussion opportunity afterwards. The screening will take place at Rutgers University Rooms 255-257. 

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July 29 – August 4 :: El Rey del Once

Theatrical Release | 1:30pm – 2:30pm | Dependent upon theatre

Tackling topics like identity, home and the complexities of a father-son relationship, this comedy follow Ariel as he returns to his home city of Buenos Aires to reconnect with his father Usher. Releasing in New York (Lincoln Plaza Cinema) and Los Angles (Laemmle Theaters) on July 29.

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July 15 – July 28 :: Lucha Mexico

Theatrical Release | 11:30am – 12:30pm | Dependent on theatre

Get a look inside the unique blend of brawling, entertainment and spectacle that is the core of the Lucha Libre business. Opens nationwide on July 15.

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July 6 :: Maquilapolis

Film Screening | 6:30 – 7:30 | $8 suggested contribution


Focusing on the effects of the maquiladore industry on their workers, this film was released ten years ago yet the issues it addresses the are still prevalent and ultimately important to the environmental and social justice issues in our communities. The screening will take place at the Digital Gym in San Diego with a suggested contribution of $8 per person.

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June 15-19 :: American Black Film Festival

Film Festival | June 15 11:00am- June 19 6:30pm | $300 – $1525 passes



Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the festival is recognized as the premier pipeline for Black talent in front of and behind the camera. With film screenings, panels, parities and an award ceremony, this five day event is not one to miss!

Registration Center is located at Ritz-Carlton, 1 Lincoln Rd. Grand Ballroom Salon 1 

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June 24 :: Nana (Official Dominican Film Festival Selection)

Film Screening | 7:00pm | $12 per ticket

Leidy, Fina and Clara leave their children in distant towns to be raised by relatives while they are away caring for somebody else’s child.

Moving back and forth between urban and rural scenarios, this documentary dives deep into the conflicts faced by live-in nannies. The screening will begin at 7:00pm at the Armory Foundation (216 Fort Washington Ave.). Tickets are $12.

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June 24 :: Maria Montez (Official Dominican Film Festival Selction)

Film Screening | 5:00pm | $12 per ticket

While seeking Hollywood fame, María lost the two things that meant the most in her life: her family and her identity. She rejected her roots by changing her name to María Montez. Little did she know that it was her voluptuous figure and golden tanned skin that would help her become the famous Queen of Technicolor.

 The screening will take place at The Armory Foundation (216 Fort Washington ave) begins at 5:00pm and tickets are $12.