Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Chocolate City Films: Reflections on the Diaspora this Thursday and Friday @ The Historic Lincoln Theatre

DC This Week has 10 FREE tickets to The Lincoln Theatre this Thursday or Friday to the first few lucky readers to email dcthisweek@gmail.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. and tell me what is your all-time favorite black film. My personal favorites are "Coming to America", "Love and Basketball" and "Ray". And be sure to tell me in the email what show you would like to attend.

Come experience two evenings at the Lincoln Theatre featuring the “Best of” cinema from the American Black Film Festival. The ABFF is the leading film festival in the world that celebrates independent black filmmakers and brings together the best of Hollywood and independent cutting edge talent. Since it's inception, the ABFF has screened hundreds of films and has rewarded and redefined artistic excellence in independent filmmaking.

Thursday, Sept 24

6:30 pm
WHY WE LAUGH: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Director: Robert Townsend
A sweeping account of the evolution of black comedy in America and its cultural influence.

9:00 pm
Director: Dwayne Boyd, Bodie Norton
A hilarious romantic comedy about how fleeting love can be.

Friday, Sept 25
7:00 pm
Director: Ryan Miningham
A prize fighter struggles to put his dark past behind him.

9:15 pm
Without Bias*
The Len Bias Story
Director: Kirk Frazier
A tragic true story about the life and death of a basketball legend Len Bias.

*Director talk-back to follow screening.

image of the Lincoln Theatre

Lincoln Theatre
1215 U. Street, NW
Washington, DC
Learn more about their upcoming shows HERE.

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