Omi Gallery at Impact Hub Oakland is excited to partner with Mills College to present a community screening of the award-winning film, Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins followed by a panel discussion with artists, students, educators and artivsts working in the intersections of identity & power. In conjunction with the current art exhibition "And It Don't Stop" featuring paintings by Oakland native Milton Bowens, this evening will explore vulnerability, masculinity, courage, desire and Blackness.
Art Murmur/FirstFriday screening of MOONLIGHT presented by Mills College & Omi Gallery
doors | 630p
program | 700p
panel | 900p | w/ Ashara Ekundayo, Milton Bowens, Thomas Robert Simpson, moderated by Angelica Addison
Thank You to Our Community Partners:
BHM365 and The Ethnic Studies Department at Mills College
The Center at Mills College
Office of African American Male Achievement at OUSD
Tix | $11-$15
"Based on the play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue” by Tarell Alvin McCraney, “Moonlight” is both a disarmingly, at times almost unbearably personal film and an urgent social document, a hard look at American reality and a poem written in light, music and vivid human faces." New York Times
Watch the Trailer HERE!
ABOUT OMI GALLERY
Omi Gallery is a interactive space for artisans, theorists, creative entrepreneurs, organizers, and students designed to feature diverse voices and genres that are artistically and socially relevant. Our programming intentionally nourishes partnerships between creatives, businesses, institutions, and the public. Omi Gallery presents Invite Only, new and traveling visual, sound, and performance works by emerging and established curators and artists, as well as concept-driven shared exhibitions in collaboration with other cultural institutions. We are located in Oakland at Impact Hub Oakland and in San Francisco at ThoughtWorks in SoMA.