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Black Joy Film Fest: Origin

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Get ready for a celebration of Black joy through powerful films at the Black Joy Film Fest: Origin!

Welcome to the Black Joy Film Fest: Origin!

Come join us at Restoration West Plaza for a celebration of Black joy through the art of film. This in-person event will showcase a curated selection of films that highlight the beauty, resilience, and creativity of the Black community.

Experience the power of storytelling and representation as we come together to uplift and inspire one another. Whether you’re a film enthusiast or simply looking for a good time, this festival is for you!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with fellow film lovers and celebrate the rich diversity of Black cinema. Mark your calendars and get ready to experience the magic of the Black Joy Film Fest: Origin!

SYNOPSIS:

Origin is a 2023 American biographical drama film written and directed by Ava DuVernay. It is based on the life of Isabel Wilkerson, played by Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, as she writes the book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. Over the course of the film, Wilkerson travels throughout Germany, India, and the United States to research the caste systems in each country’s history.

PG 13| 2 hours 21 mins

Details

Date:
August 8
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-joy-film-fest-origin-tickets-927311332157

Organizer

The Billie Holiday Theatre
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Venue

Restoration West Plaza
1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Brooklyn, NY 11216 US
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