Street Movies! at Frankford Pause Park

Friday, August 17 at 7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
Location(s): 

Location: 4671-73 Paul Street
Rain Location: Downstairs Café, 4667 Paul Street

Event Type: 
Screening
Street Movies!

With Special Guest Opening Performer: Jacqueline Constance

Hosted by: Julia Lopez

We invite you to join us for a night of free independent short films from local and international filmmakers! It's a fun evening for our Philadelphia neighborhoods! 

Each screening is hosted by a community organization and followed by a moderated discussion about the topics raised in the films. It’s a great way to see films, talk about community issues and meet your neighbors.

Performances start at 8pm!

Sponsored by PECO

FILMS

 

We are Sankofa (USA, 2017, Documentary, 20:00 min)

Nine seniors at New Media Technology Charter School in Philadelphia use DNA testing to trace their African ancestry and rethink their identity.

 

Black 14  dir. Darius Clark Monroe (USA, 2018, Documentary, 14:00 min)

Black 14 is an archival social study examining white pathology and cognitive dissonance via media coverage of a 1969 racial protest at the University of Wyoming.

 

Standing at the Scratch Line dir. Julie Dash (USA, 2016, Experimental, 10 min)

Traveling between Mother Emmanuel A.M.E. in Charleston, SC to Mother Bethel A.M.E. in Philadelphia, Dash creates a cinematic tone poem about returning to sacred spaces of departure and arrival.

 

La Perla after Maria (USA, 2018, Documentary, 12:00 min)

A close-up look about life in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

 

Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
215-222-4201
Cost: 
Free