Black History Month 2017

Join Metro Cinema as we celebrate Black History Month with films celebrate the strength, passion, and achievements of the community.

BHM: I Am Not Your Negro

  • Feb 24 @ 9:30pm

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. The film is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

BHM: Good Hair

  • Feb 20 @ 4pm

Good Hair is an insightful and entertaining, yet remarkably serious, documentary about African-American hair culture.

BHM: Maya Angelou and Still I Rise

  • Feb 18 @ 7pm

This intimate and personal portrait of Dr. Maya Angelou’s life is a touching and moving tribute to her legacy, one that weaves her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos, which paint hidden moments of her exuberant life during some of America’s most defining moments.

BHM: Moonlight

  • Feb 15 @ 9:15pm
  • Feb 16, 20 & 28 @ 9:30pm
  • Feb 26 @ 2:45pm
  • Mar 4 @ 12pm

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

BHM: Refugee: The Eritrean Exodus

  • Feb 15 @ 7pm

Chris Cotter, an American traveler, explores a common migration path through Ethiopia and into Israel, tracking the plight of Eritrean refugees.

Music: Dave Chappelle’s Block Party

  • Feb 7 @ 7pm

Dave Chappelle presents a Brooklyn neighborhood with its very own once-in-a-lifetime free block party.

BHM: Do Not Resist

  • Feb 1 @ 7pm

An urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Starting on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, as the community grapples with the death of Michael Brown, Do Not Resist offers a stunning look at the current state of policing in America.

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