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Afrofuturistic Films: Black Stars in a White Sky

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Curated by: Poet On Watch – Newark Women In Film
Featured Films: Afronuts 14min – by Frances Bodomo a Ghanaian Filmmaker, Pumzi 21.50min – by Kenyan science fiction writer and director Wanuri Kahiu

Black women have always imagined future realities that stretch beyond the limitations of the present moment. Now, we’re putting those conceptions onto film. Join Newark Women In Film for a showcase and discussion of Afrofuturistic films during Open Doors @ The Newark Arts Festival Oct 12 from 7-10PM

Reimagine justice arts, science and technology through a black female lens. We will showcase two films Pumzi 21.50min – by Wanuri Kahiu and Afronuts 14min – by Frances Bodomo with
open audience discussion afterwards.

BE READY FOR OPEN SCREEN
If you have a short 10min or under that imagines future realities
for the open screen portion of the evening sign up at the door,
have your short on a flash drive cued, and ready to show, and simple, we will screen it. No porn or hate videos.

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Afrofuturistic Films: Black Stars in a White Sky
Advance ticket are FREE must RSVP or $5.00 at door
3rd Space | 142 Lafayette Street | Newark, NJ 07105
Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/389419215107051/

Venue

3rd Space Cowork
142 Lafayette St.
Newark, NJ 07105 United States
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Phone:
862-772-1014
Website:
https://3rdspacecowork.com/

 


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