HARLEM STAGE ON SCREEN formerly Harlem Film Festival
Performance:Fri. – Sat., Mar. 9 – 11
TICKETS:Each Program $10 Members $8.50 NYWIFT Members $8.50 12 & Under $5 w/valid IDWeekend Pass $56 Saturday Pass $32Sunday Pass $16 Weekend passes and discounts available through the Harlem Stage Box Office ONLY!Call 212.650.7100 http://www.harlemstage.org/ Harlem Stage at The Gatehouse150 Convent Ave. at W.135 St. (across from Aaron Davis Hall)
Film11th Annual HARLEM STAGE ON SCREEN (formerly Harlem Film Festival) Curated by Michelle Materre & produced by Neyda Luz Martinez Don’t miss thirty-six provocative documentaries, features and shorts that resonate with and convey the spirit and passion of communities of color.
OPENING NIGHT 2006 Sundance Film Festival Winner American Blackout by Ian Inaba addresses voter disenfranchisement.
LIFE LESSONS Seven shorts speak to the relationship between slavery and New Jersey; Capoeira and Afro-Brazilians; Black youth and education; Haitians and the Dominican Republic; and Africa and the media.
THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME Seven documentaries look at Black migration here and in the Bahamas; Beale Street; gentrification in Philly; as well as displacement in India and New Orleans.
4TH ANNUAL SALUTE TO WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH NY Premiere: Some Kind of Funny Porto Ricanby Claire A. Watkins; and The Youngbloods.
GIRLS NIGHT OUT Eight shorts by or about women explore aging, motherhood, friendships, secrets, love, determination and disappearances of Chicanas.
TIES THAT BIND Seven shorts about family heartaches and joys; dreams; the loss of innocence; AIDs; and missionaries on a Navajo reservation.
REVOLUTION AS ART Three films on Lorraine Hansberry and what it means to be an artist and committed to the cause?
Performance:Sat., Apr. 28, 2 PM
TICKETS: $10Students 12 & Under, Seniors $5 Call 212.650.5963 http://harlemstage.cmail1.com/.aspx/l/154251/90741775/www.harlemstage.org Harlem Stage at The Gatehouse 150 Convent Ave. at W. 135 St. (across from Aaron Davis Hall)
FamilyALLAN HARRIS & CROSS THAT RIVERCross That RiverCross That River, a musical depiction of the true black cowboy experience, uses storytelling, gospel, blue grass and Mexican Ballads, to present a fascinating portrait of the wild American West. Blue, an escaped Louisiana slave, travels westward to freedom and crosses paths with other men and women of color, each with moving tales of their own.
Performance:Fri., Mar. 9
10:30 AM (Grades K-6)12:30 PM (Grades 7-12) Tickets: $6Call 212.650.5963 http://harlemstage.cmail1.com/.aspx/l/154251/90741775/www.harlemstage.org Harlem Stage at The Gatehouse 150 Convent Ave. at W.135 St. (across from Aaron Davis Hall)
FilmHARLEM STAGE ON SCREEN Films by and about today’s youth tell inspiring, educational and entertaining stories we often don’t see in the media.Ousmane by Dyana Gaye A 7-year-old Senegalese boy writes to Santa Clause… more Villa Africana Colobo by Grupo Motivos from Scribe Video CenterPuerto Rican women share traditions and link women to opportunities… more Schooling Baltimore Street by Kyle Halle-Erby & Lendl TellingtonMotivation can turn students into activists… moreThe Youngbloods Jam in Harlem by Carole NewhouseYoung black jazz musicians join the oldest Afro-American jazz organization… more
BOOK YOUR NEXT EVENT AT THE GATEHOUSE! “…a happy addition to New York Cityís cultural life…” – The New York TimesHave your next event at Manhattan’s oldest and newest event and performance space, The Gatehouse. Newly transformed into a state-of-the-art venue, this 100-year-old Romanesque Revival-style stone and granite facility, features modern lighting, quality sound systems, maximum flexibility and an elegant balcony facing lower Manhattan.
For more information, tours of the building, and/or to schedule your next event, please call 212.650.7100 or visit http://harlemstage.cmail1.com/.aspx/l/154251/90741775/www.harlemstage.org.
Performance: Mar. 9 – 25Wed. – Fri., 8 PMSat. 2 PM, Sun. 3 PM
TICKETS: $20 Students 12 & Under, Seniors $12Call 212.352.3101 http://harlemstage.cmail1.com/.aspx/l/154251/90741775/www.theatremania.comThe Players Theatre 115 MacDougal Street
TheaterMAGPIERonny Mercedes (Tino) and Jessica Fields (Maggie) are teenage lovers living in the fast-paced city of New York City. Love, family pressures, ethnic differences and jobs become a challenge when they also have to manage their meds. Written by the composer of “The Me Nobody Knows”, Book by Steven M. Jacobson, Music by Gary Williams Friedman, Lyrics by Edward Gallardo, Additional lyrics by Stevie Holland and Directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj.
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