MNN El Barrio Firehouse To Host Documentary In Harlem

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On Friday, February 27, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center (175 East 104th Street, btw Lex & 3rd) will present the world premiere of ¿Quién Soy?/Who am I?, a documentary that sheds light on the numerous ethnic groups that make up Dominican society.  Continue Reading →

Apply Today for Maysles Education Spring Programs In Harlem

mayseles cinma in harlemIn this 8-week course, participants will be introduced to mapping locations, releases and permits, learn how to operate professional video cameras and audio, aesthetics of camera work for documentary films, Continue Reading →

‘Showing Roots’ Starring Harlem’s Cicely Tyson

350px-cicely_tyson_1992A new independent film is shining a new spotlight on Alex Haley’s 1977 miniseries Roots.

Showing Roots is set in a small Southern town in 1977, where two women – Violet (Maggie Grace) and Pearl (Uzo Aduba) – who are working in a local beauty shop see the town’s balance turned upside down after the miniseries airs and decide to integrate their community, to the dismay of those around them. Continue Reading →

“The Other Man”, In The Shadow Of Mandela (video)

the other manIt could have been a bloodbath of historic proportions. But instead, one man made the end of apartheid possible: in February 1990, President F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban on the African National Congress and ordered the release of Nelson Mandela. Continue Reading →

“Endangered by the Moving Image,” At The Museum of the Moving Image

black and brownCheck out the Museum of the Moving Image’s upcoming program Endangered by the Moving Image: The Criminalization of Black and Brown Bodies on February 1st, 2015. Continue Reading →

‘Still Alice’ About Harlem Professor Premiered In NY

hbz-still-alice-lindsay-ellingsonTissues. Lots of tissues. That was the audience’s general request after last night’s screening of Still Alice, hosted by Cinema Society, Montblanc and Dom Perignon. Continue Reading →