Summer 2016: Newark Black Film Festival
06/09/2016 - 08:52 AM | by Newark Pulse

Summer 2016: Newark Black Film Festival

Newark Black Film Festival 2016

All screenings are at the museum and followed by a discussion/speaker, unless otherwise noted. 

  • June 29:  What happened, Miss Simone?
    Speaker: Mayor Ras J. Baraka
  • July 6: The Watsons Go to Birmingham
    Speaker: Deborah Smith-Gregory, NAACP
  • July 13:  A Ballerina’s Tale
    Speaker: Nelson George, Filmmaker

  • July 20:  Lee Hagan: Connecting Generations
    We Came & Stayed
    The Hon. Donald M. Payne
  • July 27: Ayanda
    Speaker: Sara Blecher, Writer/Director
  • Aug 3: Paul Robeson Awards 
    at CityPlex 12 Theatre

Newark Black Film Festival: Youth Cinema 

Youth Cinema will be held on Mondays at The Newark Public Library at 10:30am and at the Newark Museum on Wednesdays at 1pm unless
otherwise noted.

  • July 6: Newark Library    
    I Lost My Tooth in Africa
    Cliques, Phonies & Other Baloney
    Tar Beach
    Ages 4-12 
  • July 11 @ Newark Library AND July 13 @ Newark Museum
    Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story
    The Hunterman and the Crocodile
    Ages 4-12 
  • July 18 @ Newark Library AND July 20 Newark Museum
    The Golden Blaze
    Rated G
  • July 25 @ Newark Library AND July 27 @ Newark Museum
    Uncle Jed’s Barbershop
    Global Wonders Around the World
    An Apple for Harriet Tubman
    Rated G
  • Aug 1 @ Newark Library  AND Aug 3    Newark Museum
    The Anansi Spider Collection
    Robinita Hood
    Rated G
  • Aug 8 @ Newark Library AND Aug 10@ Newark Museum
    Rated G


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