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Caribbean Cinema Nights Kickoff
May 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10
Caribbean Cinema Nights at Black Gotham Experience (BGX) Studio kicks off with a screening of the documentary “Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams” and conversation with filmmaker Meschida Philip and Daily Beast editor Tamara Best + a screening of The SeaWall (6-7:30pm), followed by a signature BGX walking tour experience (7:30-9pm) exploring the hidden history of rebellion and migration in early New York City. In partnership with the Caribbean Film Academy and PrintbyPrint Group, the premiere event of this summer-long series combines BGX’s celebration of the African Diaspora’s impact on NYC dating back to 1625 with the richness of modern-day cinema and storytelling from the Diaspora.
Free ice cream samples provided by Caribbean Cinema Nights sponsor Crème and Cocoa – first come, first serve!
Caribbean Cinema Nights, is CaFA’s longest running screening series, bringing Caribbean films to various venues in Brooklyn.
Each screening (6-7:30pm) comes with the opportunity to go on one of Black Gotham Experience‘s interactive walking tours (7:30-9pm).
SERIES PASS (for May 11, June 29, July 13, and August 10 screenings): $35
SERIES PASS + TOUR: $55 ($10 discount!)
INDIVIDUAL SCREENING: $10
BLACK GOTHAM EXPERIENCE WALKING TOUR: $25
Established in 2012, CaFA, is a NY not-for-profit created to share Caribbean films and support Caribbean filmmakers, in the region and the diaspora. CaFA’s work provides platforms for the exhibition, production, and distribution of Caribbean stories, worldwide.
About Black Gotham Experience:
Established in 2010 by artist/historian Kamau Ware, Black Gotham Experience (BGX) is an immersive visual storytelling project that celebrates the impact of the African Diaspora on New York City since 1625. BGX reimagines the histories of the places directly impacted by the African Diaspora as human stories through interactive walking tours, a developing series of photography-based graphic novels, and events. The heart of this experience are three stories that revisit Manhattan in 1623 and move forward through three centuries: Other Side of Wall Street, Caesar’s Rebellion, and Citizen Hope.
About PrintbyPrint Group
PrintbyPrint Group (PbPG) is a NYC-based curatorial Arts Education and Advocacy group that uses twenty first century mediums and digital tools to network with industry professionals; providing the public, emerging artists and students from underrepresented groups, with educational and unique events/ experiences, workshops, and access to resources and The Arts. Through our partnerships with emerging artists, local businesses, public education institutions and private corporations/ organizations, we are focused on providing engaging creative experiences to the general public.