Past Screenings

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Just Us

Curated by Monique Muse Dodd & Walesca Ambroise

Held at Arts East NY, Just Us was a night supporting and celebrating Brooklyn-based filmmakers which pulled films dealing with complex family relationships and featured the following films. 

The First Stone - Kaisan Rei

Garden of Eden- Robin Williams & Imani Dennison

Shoulders - Chanel Dupree & Keearah Armonie

 
 
Created by Monique Muse Dodd, Walesca Ambroise, and Yunique A. Saafir  Hosted by AP Cafe    In the name of 'Black History Month' we present to you a series of Black films and discussions.   Line-Up (films are subject to change):  Sunday, Feb 11th - The Watermelon Woman The Watermelon Woman is a 1996 feature film by filmmaker Cheryl Dunye about Cheryl, a young black lesbian working a day job in a video store while trying to make a film about a black actress from the 1930s known for playing the stereotypical "mammy" roles relegated to black actresses during the period. It was the first feature film directed by a black lesbian.

Created by Monique Muse Dodd, Walesca Ambroise, and Yunique A. Saafir

Hosted by AP Cafe

In the name of 'Black History Month' we present to you a series of Black films and discussions.

Line-Up (films are subject to change):

Sunday, Feb 11th - The Watermelon Woman
The Watermelon Woman is a 1996 feature film by filmmaker Cheryl Dunye about Cheryl, a young black lesbian working a day job in a video store while trying to make a film about a black actress from the 1930s known for playing the stereotypical "mammy" roles relegated to black actresses during the period. It was the first feature film directed by a black lesbian.

Climate change is happening now.  This Sunday, The films shown will show ways climate change is affecting the people in far-reaching ways. Followed by what will be an amazing conversation and critique amoungst ourselves.  ***This Weeks Line-Up:   6:30::: Lamb – Yared Zeleke  Ephraim, a young half-Jewish Ethiopian boy, is forced to live with his Uncle’s family in the countryside after the death of his mother. His uncle threatens to eat Ephraim’s only friend (a small lamb by the name of Chani) for a religious feast. This touching coming of age story reveals how global climate change impacts families, and a side of Eastern Africa that the media insists on omitting from it’s portrayal of the continent.   7::: Swimming in Your Skin Again- Terence Nance Set in the hot and humid swamps, churches and coastal oases of South Florida, this magical, surreal tale engulfs pop culture and spiritual ritualism, channelling the nurturing convictions of love and relationships.    The event begins at 6:00pm // screening begins at 6:30pm Food and beverages will be available for purchase by AP Café.

Climate change is happening now.
This Sunday, The films shown will show ways climate change is affecting the people in far-reaching ways. Followed by what will be an amazing conversation and critique amoungst ourselves.

***This Weeks Line-Up:

6:30::: Lamb – Yared Zeleke
Ephraim, a young half-Jewish Ethiopian boy, is forced to live with his Uncle’s family in the countryside after the death of his mother. His uncle threatens to eat Ephraim’s only friend (a small lamb by the name of Chani) for a religious feast. This touching coming of age story reveals how global climate change impacts families, and a side of Eastern Africa that the media insists on omitting from it’s portrayal of the continent.

7::: Swimming in Your Skin Again- Terence Nance
Set in the hot and humid swamps, churches and coastal oases of South Florida, this magical, surreal tale engulfs pop culture and spiritual ritualism, channelling the nurturing convictions of love and relationships.


The event begins at 6:00pm // screening begins at 6:30pm
Food and beverages will be available for purchase by AP Café.


analyzing questions of racial, ethnic, sexual, and cultural identities. In conversation with  Arisleyda Dilone  after the screening of their short film. 03.08.18

analyzing questions of racial, ethnic, sexual, and cultural identities. In conversation with Arisleyda Dilone after the screening of their short film. 03.08.18