Luminal Theater's Cinema Garden Party: Black Theater: The Making of a Movement
Saturday, May 19, 2018
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
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Hancock Community Backyard Garden Park hosts Luminal Theater's Cinema Garden Party, an intimate, nighttime, outdoor film series, with a screening of the documentary, "Black Theater: The Making of a Movement".
Black Theater: The Making of a Movement
produced and directed by Woodie King Jr.
with Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, Ntozake Shange, James Earl Jones, and more
Out of the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, '60s and '70s was born a bright new theatre. Witness a veritable video encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events of a movement that transformed the American stage. Excerpts of A Raisin in the Sun, Black Girl, The Dutchman, and For Colored Girls... reveal how these actors and playwrights laid the basis for the Black theater of the present.
Meet and Greet: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Movie: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Between Throop & Tompkins Avenues
Hancock Community Backyard Garden Park