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Black Joy Film Fest: THE WOMAN KING

July 27, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Outdoor film screening

A historical epic inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries. The story follows Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military unit, and Nawi, an ambitious recruit, who together fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.

CAST: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, John Boyega, Jayme Lawson, Sheila Atim

DIRECTOR: Gina Prince-Bythewood

RUN TIME: 135 min

About The Black Joy Film Festival:

Family-friendly films that engage audiences in the beauty, complexity and resilience found in our communities across the globe.



July 27, 2023
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm


The Billie Holiday Theatre
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Restoration West Plaza
1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Brooklyn, NY 11216 US
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