The Gary International Black Film Festival will be kicking off their 6th season at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts with Cinema and Cocktails Happy Hour – 5pm – 7pm
Spend ‘Film Fest Eve’ with us and enjoy nibbles adult beverages, meet and greet filmmakers and get a sneak peek of the fest. FREE event
We will screen a “sizzle reel” including the following short films:
To win a bet, a quiet girl must make a friend at a crowded party.
What role do you play in the fight for social justice and human rights? Art is a weapon. Gary, Indiana activist and performance artist N. Davina Stewart is one of many continuing the tradition of using performance art and teaching to combat social injustice. This is her process. What’s yours?
The story of a dad attempting to make his rebellious kid understand how easy his life is compared to some other kids in the world. To get his message across, he tells a vivid story of a little kid in Africa being turned into a child soldier.
Dreaming of shaking up education in Nigeria, a team of Nigerian and Nigerian-American MIT students head home one summer to teach technology to high-schoolers through a competitive robotics camp in Lagos.
For more information about the film festival and full schedule, visit GaryBlackFilmFest.org.
“Cinema and Cocktails” is part of our Screenings series.