HARLEM WEEK

Join us for the Annual HARLEM WEEK Outdoor Film Festival in Concert with ImageNation!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Featured Film:  “I Am Not Your Negro”
Director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words. He draws upon James Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr to explore and bring a fresh and radical perspective to the current racial narrative in America.

Time:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location:  On the Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park – W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue

Admission:  Free

For more information, click here.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Featured Film:  “Queen of Katwe”
Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende’s guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty.

Time:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location:  On the Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park – W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue

Admission:  Free

For more information about the film, click here.