Black Life Matters: A Program of Short Films & Conversation

Apollo Theater Salutes Harlem Week/Amateur Nights
Photograph: Courtesy Shahar Azran Apollo Theater

Time Out says

The Apollo Theater is bringing back the series Apollo Film Presents: ImageNation’s Cocktails & Sōl Cinema on November 19 through a virtual stage. Showcasing eight short films by both world-class directors and emerging talent, the screenings will explore the global Black experience and its translation to the screen, from trauma and violence to materialism. The event will finish with a panel discussion and Q&A with directors including Shawn Batey, Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi, Nefertite Nguvu, Thati Peele, Christine Turner, and Marshall Tyler.

The following films will be shown: 100 Days of Protests by Shawn Batey; Blackout: John Burris Speaks by Terence Nance; Cap by Marshall Tyler; Hold On by Christine Turner;  Lerato by Thati Peele; Myself When I Am Real by Nefertite Nguvu; State of America by Morgan Cooper; and Tengo Talento/Dance with Your Heart by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi.



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