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I'M THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SELECTION COMMITTEE FOR THE NEWARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, OPENING ON TUESDAY, JULY 12TH, AT THE NEWARK MUSEUM OF ART IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY. WE'RE IN OUR 49TH YEAR, AND HAVE A COMPELLING, ENGAGING LINE-UP OF NEW FILMS IN MULTIPLE CATEGORIES (INTERNATIONAl, LONG NARRATIVE, SHORT NARRATIVE, DOCUMENTARY), PLUS PREVIEW EXCERPTS FROM AN EXCITING NEW POLITICAL DRAMA SLATED FOR RELEASE IN 2024 AND A CELEBRATION OF THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RELEASE OF ERNEST DICKERSON'S, JUICE. THE COMMITTEE WILL MAKE A SPECIAL PRESENTATION TO THE FAMED DIRECTOR, ERNEST DICKERSON, ACKNOWLEDGING NOT ONLY HIS WORK AS DIRECTOR OF JUICE, BUT HIS LONGSTANDING WORK AS A FILMMAKER, TELEVISION DIRECTOR AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FILM INDUSTRY. OUR OPENING NIGHT AND CLOSING NIGHT CELEBRATIONS WILL FEATURE MUSIC, DANCE AND LIVE PERFORMANCES IN THE MUSEUM'S SPACIOUS ROTUNDA. ALL ARE WELCOME, SO IF YOU ARE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD- AND EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT BUT CURIOUS ANYWAY - COME ON BY! I'D LOVE TO SEE YOUR FACE IN THE PLACE!


HERE IS THE INFORMATION BELOW:

The Newark Museum of Art continues its legacy to present films that heighten the historic importance of the Black experience in the United States. The 49th Newark Black Film Festival will feature seven films and nine shorts, parties, and special guests. Festival Dates: July 12—16, 2023 Location: The Newark Museum of Art


Purchase Tickets2023 Newark Black Film Festival Lineup


Tuesday, July 11

7pm - They Cloned Tyrone, directed by Juel Taylor. (122 min). Rated R.


Wednesday, July 12

6pm - Brazilian Party and Opening Film Executive Order (Medida Provisória). Directed by Lázaro Ramos. (103 min). Not Rated.


Thursday, July 13

7pm - Locked Out, directed by Kate Davis and Luchina Fisher. (118 min). Not Rated.


Friday, July 14

7pm - Black Terror (excerpts), directed by Richard Lawson. (60 min of excerpts). Not Rated.


Friday, July 14

9pm - Two screenings: a Documentary and a short

Kokomo City, directed by D. Smith. (73 min). Not Rated.

Look Back at It, directed by Felicia Pride (12 mins). Not Rated.


Saturday, July 15

2pm - Invisible Beauty, directed by Bethann Hardison and Frédéric Tcheng. (115 min). Not Rated.


Saturday, July 15

5pm - A selection of the best shorts submitted to the Newark Black Film Festival.

We Were Meant To, directed by Tari Wariebi (28 min). Not Rated.

The Love Machine, directed by Jasmine Lynea (10 min).

Burning Rubber, directed by Chris Fequiere (8 min). Not Rated.

The Vacation, directed by Jarreau Carrillo (10 min). Not Rated.


Saturday, July 15

7:30pm - Juice, directed by Ernest Dickerson. (95 min). R


Sunday, July 16

1:30pm - A selection of the best shorts submitted to the Newark Black Film Festival.

Us, directed by David F. Fortune (14 min). Not Rated.

Little Trumpet, directed by Megan Trufant Tillman (30 min). Not Rated.

Ricky, directed by Rashad Frett (20 min) Not Rated.

boju weyín, directed by Bimpé Fageyinbo (28 min) Not Rated.


Sunday, July 16

4pm - Story Ave, directed by Aristotle Torres, with Asante Blackk, Luis Guzman. (94 minutes). Not Rated.


Sunday, July 16

6pm - Black Hollywood: NBFF Award Ceremony + After Party

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Stop by the Museum's Welcome Center this weekend and pick up your NBFF pocket guide.

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