BIPOC Movie Nights
Organized in collaboration with Queen’s Film and Media students, BIPOC Movie Nights at the Screening Room will be hosted on four consecutive Thursdays starting March 16, with the goal of giving space to BIPOC voices by showing films that centre BIPOC experiences.
The films being shown in this series are those that may not have had a big theatrical run in Kingston and or Canada, so we are bringing them to the Screening Room to give them a new life, and let people experience the work of some fantastic BIPOC filmmakers.
Everyone is welcome to attend! Advance tickets on sale now:
- General: $11.95+hst
- Students: $8.85+hst
- Youth: $7.10+hst
- Special student discount admission for Boy: only $5+hst
The Watermelon Woman
Part of the series BIPOC Movie Nights, organized in collaboration with students from Queen’s Film and Media. An auspicious debut for writer-director Cheryl Dunye, The Watermelon Woman tells a fresh story in wittily irreverent style. An aspiring black lesbian filmmaker researches an obscure 1940s black actress billed as the Watermelon Woman, while managing her personal […]
Part of the series BIPOC Movie Nights, organized in collaboration with students from Queen’s Film and Media. It’s 1984, and Michael Jackson is king – even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he […]