Shorts Program: Black History — Lost and Found
2016-2017, Various directors, USA, 80 min.
- Mon, Aug 21st 8:00pm
Six thought-provoking films with historical themes:
Monday, August 21: Director Jessica Beshir (tentatively) of HE WHO DANCES ON WOOD; director Reggie Henderson (tentatively) of THE GOVERNMENT GANG; director Matthew Gentile of LAWMAN; and director Terrence Jones of BLACK MAJICK are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.
He Who Dances On Wood
2017, Jessica Beshir, USA, 6 min.
Veteran tap dancer Fred Nelson discusses and demonstrates his passion for the art. (MR)
Rolling In The Deep
2017, Marcellus Cox, USA, 12 min.
A black World War II veteran demands to be served in a Whites Only diner. Based on a true incident.
Bayard & Me
2017, Matt Wolf, USA, 16 min.
Civil Rights leader Bayard Rustin is recalled by the man who loved him. (MR)
The Government Gang
2017, Reggie Henderson, USA, 19 min.
A black gang battles a federal agent during the Bonnie and Clyde era. (MR)
2016, Matthew Gentile, USA, 13 min.
A incident in the life of real-life African American peace officer Bass Reeves is dramatized. (MR)