Wednesday, November 26, 2014

LA Film Series in Support of Ferguson Protests on November 28, 2014

CINEMA + CONVERSATION + CHANGE

A Film Series Presented by AFFRM and BLACKOUT 

WHAT: African American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) in partnership with BLACKOUT For Human Rights (BLACKOUT) presents a Los Angeles film series at the Downtown Independent.

Free to the public, the films included in the series are MIDDLE OF NOWHERE (2012 Sundance Best Director Winner), FRUITVALE STATION (2013 Sundance Grand Jury Winner) and 25 TO LIFE (2014 American Black Film Festival Grand Jury Winner).

Founded in 2011 by award winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay, AFFRM is a distribution collective of black arts organizations dedicated to quality black independent films.

BLACKOUT, founded by award winning filmmaker Ryan Cooglar, is a nationwide network of high profile artists, activists and faith leaders, who stand against human rights violations perpetrated against US citizens by public servants.

WHO: Film screenings and community conversations in support of Ferguson protests as an alternative to Black Friday shopping moderated by award winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (SELMA).

WHERE: Downtown Independent
251S. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHEN: Friday, November 28th
3:00 PM FRUITVALE STATION
5:00 PM MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
7:00 PM 25 TO LIFE

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