Street Movies @ Neighborhood Center in Camden

Street Movies! @ The Neighborhood Center In Camden
Monday, August 8, 2016, 8:30PM
278 Kaighns Avenue, Camden, NJ
Rain Date: Tuesday, August 9

FREE Outdoor Event - Open to the Public

Event Emcee: Ms. Kadija Konteh

About the Films

The Big Chop dir. Derek Dow
A sweet comedy about how a child's love for her natural hair is shaken in adulthood. Starring Starring Simone Missick, McKenzie Franklin, Kevin Kilumbu,and Chinedu​ Unaka. (USA, 2016, Narrative, 15:39 min)


dir. Justin Melillo
Separated from his family, a stubborn lion cub finds his way home with the help of an unexpected friend. (USA, 2013, Animation 3:37 min)


Perfect Houseguest
dirs. Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata

A house is visited by a clean, organized, well-mannered guest. (USA, 2015, Animation, 1:35 min)



The Search for the Monster of Lake Quannapowitt
dir. Sarah Lynne Reul

Lake Quannapowitt doesn't have a monster... Or does it? (USA, 2015, Animation, 4:00 min)



Smart a Keep it REEL Film by Treavon Adams, Briasia Booker, Lynaisha Booker, Mariah Dibble, Hunter Feggans, Zymir Faulkner, Tykeisha Hill, Tahlia Tutt, Tierenni Younger, LaQuarius Warfield, Nevaeh Zampini, Isaiah Zampini
In Light House Studio’s 8-week Documentary Workshop Documentary Workshop, students from the Westhaven Community Center explored the meaning of the word Smart.  A collaboration with City of Promise.  (USA, 2014, 5:36 min)

Our Lives Matter: Shatori
created by Shatori R. with Critical Exposure

A young athlete pays loving homage to her grandmother as she reflects on her own coming of age. (USA, 2015, Digital Story, 2:30 min)


Our Lives Matter: Yao
created by Yao H. with Critical Exposure

Through prose and rhyme, a young musician confronts misconceptions about black men and his hometown of D.C. (USA, 2015, Digital Story, 2:31 min)


Traffic Stop
dirs. Gina Kamentsky & Julie Zammarichi
Alex Landau recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He and his mother, Patsy, remember that night and how it changed them both forever. A StoryCorps Production (USA, 2015, 3:18 min)


Through It All
dir. Marva Sumlin

A young African American man rises above a troubled past and low societal expectations to do the unexpected. (USA, 2016, Documentary, 18:00 min)


Not Your Mama’s Drama 
dirs. Folake Ayiloge, Olivia Haynes, Kemi Hackson, Imani Ross & Jasmine Tarver

This collaboration between the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Scribe's Youth Media Program is an exploration of beauty, Black women's self-image and images in the mass media. (USA, 2014, 9:33 min)


The World Is As Big Or As Small As You Make It dirs. Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady. Story Idea by Sannii Crespina-Flores
In North Philadelphia local youth gather at a rec center to participate in an innovative program where they forge friendships with their peers across the world. (USA, 2014, 11:49 min)



Street Movies! is made possible with support from PECO and National Recreation Foundation and with additional support from the City of Philadelphia's Performances in Public Spaces program managed by the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.