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Shades of Black: Films + Books + Community Chat

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  Join us for an insightful evening celebrating Black stories on screen and in print at the Victory Black Box Theatre, on October 5th.  We are screening 6 short films from emerging Black filmmakers and a lively community chat between Afro Pride, Black Alphabet, filmmakers and the authors - as they discuss their craft, the importance of accurate representation, and challenges faced within the industry. This event amplifies diverse voices and brings us all together. WE saved you a seat! 


Short Films to be watched:

  • Grand Rising
  • Wade In The Water: Drowning in Racism (Emmy award-winning)
  • I-57
  • Kevin
  • Pure
  • Sex Is A God Thing

Authors/Book Vendors:

  • Leslie Anne Frye-Thomas
  • Antwan Mckenzie-Plez
  • Rajee Narinesingh


  • Afro Pride
  • Black Alphabet director, Adam McMath
  • Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Cathleen Dean


Receive a complimentary cocktail with purchase of ticket.

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