EVO Cinemas Presents the Black Lives Film Series

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EVO Cinemas Presents the Black Lives Film Series
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Black Lives Film Series is a Four-Week Series of Powerful Dramas, Moving Romances, Eye-Opening Documentaries and Comedies

In collaboration with IFC Films, EVO Entertainment Group is proud to present the Black Lives Film Series, a four-week curated series of powerful dramas, moving romances, eye-opening documentaries and comedies that put Black stories at the center. The series began on Friday, July 17 and will run through Thursday, Aug. 13, with each film running one week. Tickets are priced at $5, and EVO is donating 100% of ticket sales from the series to organizations making an impactful and positive difference within our nation’s Black communities. 

Ticket sales from the Black Lives Film Series will benefit The Innocence Project and Black Lives Matter. Please find the film schedule below.

A BALLERINA’S TALE
Directed by Nelson George
A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career-ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.
Showing July 17–23, 2020

Black Lives Film Series

THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE
Directed by Göran Olsson
Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.
Showing July 17 – 23, 2020

CSA: THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
Directed by Kevin Willmott
Through the eyes of a British “documentary,” this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Showing July 17– 23, 2020

Black Lives Film Series

GIMME THE LOOT
Directed by Adam Leon
When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets’ Home Run Apple.
Showing July 24–30, 2020

KIKI
Directed by Sara Jordenö
A group of LGBTQ youths of color unite to form a safe gathering space.
Showing July 24–30, 2020

MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY
Directed by Barry Jenkins
Twenty-four hours in the tentative relationship of two young San Franciscans also dealing with the conundrum of being a minority in a rapidly gentrifying city.
Showing July 31–August 6, 2020

A MURDER IN THE PARK
Directed by Christopher S. Rech and Brandon Kimber
Documentary filmmakers assert that Anthony Porter -a former death-row inmate who was spared the death penalty thanks to the efforts of a college journalism program – was actually guilty, and an innocent man was sent to prison.
Showing July 31– August 6, 2020

Black Lives Film Series

PASSING STRANGE
Directed by Spike Lee
Director Spike Lee’s passionate adaptation of the thrilling Broadway musical about a young bohemian who experiences sex, drugs and rock and roll on his journey to selfhood.
Showing August 7– August 13, 2020

PREMATURE
Directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green
17 year-old Ayanna meets handsome and mysterious Isaiah in her path towards self-discovery. Her entire world is turned upside down as she travails on the rigorous terrain of young love in the summer before she leaves for college.
Showing August 7– August 13, 2020

For tickets and additional information, visit https://www.evocinemas.com/blacklivesfilmseries

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