Tag: Film screening

2020 Virtual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: Residue

RESIDUE Dir.  Merawi  Gerima  | USA 2019 | Narrative Feature | 90 Mins    When Jay arrives home, he finds his neighborhood gentrified beyond recognition. Demetrius, his childhood best friend, is missing, but none of the remaining black folks trust Jay enough to provide any answers. Jay’s frustration compounds as he also finds himself alienated in […]

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Film Screening: CONTRACT

On Thursday, May 28, the Sonja Haynes Stone Center will host Cape Verdean filmmaker and Stone Center Visiting Artist Guenny Pires for a virtual screening and Q&A session for the North Carolina premiere of his award-winning film CONTRACT. The virtual screening will take place at 12pm via Vimeo with a follow-up Zoom question and answer […]

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“Strange Fruit” Documentary Screening

Dir.: Joel Katz, USA 57 min. Join us at Chapel Hill landmark, Varsity Theatre, for a screening of Strange Fruit, the first documentary exploring the history and legacy of the Billie Holiday classic. The song’s evolution tells a dramatic story of America’s radical past using one of the most influential protest songs ever written as […]

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