NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

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.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

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.

Schedule
Meet and Greet: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Movie: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

 

Location

Hancock Community Backyard Garden Park Accessible
324 Hancock Street Brooklyn, NY 11216
Brooklyn
Directions to this location
Location Details:
Between Throop & Tompkins Avenues

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Hancock Community Backyard Garden Park

Contact Email

s6kmedia@gmail.com

Categories

Education, Art, Film, History, Free Summer Movies

Additional Media

Search Events

Time of Day
Categories
Type

Was this information helpful?