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Film Screening: "Hollywood Shuffle"

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Robert Townsend dressed as Superman from Hollywood Shuffle

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

Registration Required. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

Hollywood Shuffle is the story of an actor limited to stereotypical roles because of his ethnicity, dreams of making it big as a highly respected performer. As he makes his rounds, the film takes a satiric look at African American actors in Hollywood. To register for this event please, Read more

Andrei Rublev

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00pm

Shot from "Andri Rublev"

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Immediately suppressed by the Soviets in 1966, Andrei Tarkovsky’s epic masterpiece is a sweeping medieval tale of Russia’s greatest icon painter. 
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Film Screening: "The Five Heartbeats"

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

"The Five Heartbeats" Movie Poster

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

Registration Required. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group. To register for this event please, Read more

Haiti International Film Festival

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 11:00am

Haiti International Film Festival

Black History Month

Haitian Americans Telling their Stories

Three showings: 11:00AM, 5:00PM, & 7:00PM (Q&A after each Film)

The Haiti International Film Festival includes three feature documentaries about Haitian Americans telling their authentic stories of their struggle with their dual identity of being Haitian and American. These award winning films are: “Lakay,” “Culture Clash” and “La Belle Vie.” For more information about each of the three films please, Read more

Film Screening: “The Meteor Man”

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

The Meteor Man Poster

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

Registration Required. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

A high school teacher from a troubled inner city Washington D.C. neighborhood becomes a super-powered hero and takes on the gang that has been terrorizing his streets. To register for this event, please Read more

Film Screening: “10,000 Black Men named George”

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

10,000 Black Men Named George Movie Poster

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

Registration Required. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

The story of union activist Asa Philip Randolph's efforts to organize the black porters of the Pullman Rail Company in 1920s America. To register for this event please, Read more

Solaris

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

Solaris dvd cover

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Ground control has been receiving mysterious transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. Cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is dispatched to investigate. Read more

The Mirror

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

face of a young boy

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Andrei Tarkovsky, the acclaimed master of Soviet cinema, takes a moving and personal turn with this striking meditation on life in Russia during the bleak days of WWII.
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Stalker

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:00pm

Stalker poster

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Stalker
 is a 1979 science fiction art film loosely based on the novel Roadside Picnic. The film features a mixture of elements from the science fiction genre with dramatic philosophical and psychological themes. It depicts an expedition led by a figure known as the 'Stalker'  to take his two clients, a melancholic writer seeking inspiration and a professor  seeking scientific discovery, to a site known simply as the 'Zone', which has a place within it with the supposed ability to fulfill a person's innermost desires.  Read more

Nostalghia

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 7:00pm

Nostalghia poster

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
NOSTALGHIA is Andrei Tarkovsky's brooding late masterpiece, a darkly poetic vision of exile. 
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The Sacrifice

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

burning building

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
The Sacrifice
 (Swedish: Offret) is a 1986 Swedish film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Starring Erland Josephson, it centers on a middle-aged intellectual who attempts to bargain with God to stop an impending nuclear holocaust. 
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