Newark Black Film Festival: Shorts

Newark Black Film Festival: Shorts

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$7 – $10

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The Newark Museum of Art

49 Washington Street

Newark, NJ 07102

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No Refunds

Join us for these special screenings, part of NBFF 2022

About this event

Clarisa (2022). Directed by Philip Knowlton. (16 min). Not rated

(Short Documentary)

A community activist sets out on a mission to improve the health outcomes of the people of the Bronx.

Fuego (2021). Directed by Christine Rodriguez. (15 min). Not rated

(Short Narrative)

Lonely, isolated and disconnected from his roots, Manolo is an Afro-Cuban man who has reached a low point in his life. But he finds new hope after a chance meeting in the community center where he works.

The Spirit God Gave Us (2021). Directed by Michael Donte Jemison. (20 min). Not rated

(Short Narrative)

Two young Black men volunteer as ushers for their Baptist church and begin their journey towards love, connection and spirituality.

And the People Could Fly (2019). Directed by Roni Nicole. (13 min). Not rated

(Short Experimental)

Forced from the comfort of her mother’s 84’ Bonneville, Nena ventures into the home of a gentrifying heroin dealer and discovers her power to truly awaken and transmute.

Souls (2020). Directed by Malakai. (15 min). Not rated

(Short Experimental)

Through an Afro-Futurist lens, we see life through the eyes of a child who has turned her own vision into a reality.

The films will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Panelists to be announced.

Check out the other festival screenings.

Event Guidelines

  • The Museum no longer requires proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 tests, or temperature screenings.
  • On-site parking is available for $10. Use Washington Street entrance by Central Avenue.
  • Enter event through the South Wing, located near the Museum parking lot. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Show your digital or printed ticket to our Visitor Experience Assistant.
  • Free popcorn, snacks and water will be available for each session.
  • No refunds or exchanges unless the event is canceled or postponed.

THE NEWARK MUSEUM OF ART’S NEWARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL IS MADE POSSIBLE BY BANK OF AMERICA

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