Street Movies! in Uptown at Baba Yahya's Garden

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

Location: Baba Yahya's Garden, 2229 N. Broad Street
Rain Location: AAUF Conference Center, 2231 N. Broad Street

Event Type: 
Screening
Street Movies!

With Special Guest Opening Performer: MOOR MOTHER

Hosted by - THE BLACK TRIBBLES

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

Dirt dir. Darius Clark Monroe (USA, 2016, Short, Drama, Mystery, 6:00 min)

Some things must die to live.

 

Finding Connection: Youth Across the Diaspora (USA, 2018, experimental, 12:00 min)

POPPYN Production

Philadelphia young people engage and explore relationships with other young people across the African Diaspora.

 

Exploring Sun Ra's Afrofuturism (USA, 2017, Short, Animated, Documentary, 2:30 min)

A DUST Production

An intro into afrofuturism.

 

Sight dir. Janeen Talbott (USA, 2017, Documentary, 16:00 min)

Naji, a nonbeliever from a parallel earth, must make the ultimate sacrifice to save her tribe when supernatural forces bring a dark truth to light.

 

Afronauts dir. Frances Bodomo (USA, 2014, Narrative, 14:00 min)

16th July 1969: America prepares to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of kilometers away, a ragtag group of Zambian exiles is trying to beat America to the Moon.

 

Resistance: The Battle of Philadelphia dir. M. Asli Dukan (USA, 2018, narrative, 11:00 min)

A clandestine collective of residents mobilize to resist the pervasive surveillance and the repressive state violence of a powerful corporate government in a near-future Philadelphia.  Screening Episodes 1 and 2 of this series.

Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
2152224201
Cost: 
Free