Screenings hosted by: Elegba Folklore Society

Updated: Sep 6, 2019

located at: 101 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219



3:15PM




APPETIZERS

(Directed by: TAMARA S. HALL)


A young woman struggling with heartbreak following a recent breakup finds the courage to go on her first date in months, only to learn that her newfound love interest has been holding on to a date-shattering secret.



PART OF ME

(Directed by: Marcellus Cox)


Eva, a young Afro-Latina, takes her Spanish-speaking black mother shopping at the neighborhood black hair care store. The Korean proprietor becomes a little too interested in the older woman’s cultural and racial background, which leads to a humorous, tense conversation. Eva becomes the cultural interpreter and ambassador for a host of characters in the store who both play up stereotypes and fall victim to them.



5:15PM


CLEAR

(Directed by: Maya Washington)


CLEAR follows Ember Bearheart Johnson's first day at home after a 16-year prison sentence for a crime she didn't commit. Reuniting with her daughter (who was an infant at the time she was incarcerated) is bittersweet as she uncovers how her family's lives have gone on without her after all these years.


5:15PM


MINO: A DIASPORIC MYTH

(Directed by: Ashunda Norris)


In the utopic haven of Biamara, a Coven of Black women who can conceive

without men must consider denouncing one of their own when she chooses to defy the all female

code and self produce a male child.



6:15PM


LIBERTY

(Directed by: Faren Humes)

Alex and Milagros deal with great life upheaval as they prepare to dance at their community’s redevelopment groundbreaking ceremony. Their plans are threatened when the memorial of Milagros’s slain mother is confiscated.

The bond of their friendship is tested as they search for its whereabouts.

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