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This month's film is How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and enjoy it)  

This 2005 documentary, directed by Joe Angio, traces Melvin Van Peebles’s filmmaking career from his feature directorial debut in France through his foray into the Hollywood mainstream to his revolutionary turn with SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSS SONG. It features interviews with Van Peebles; filmmakers Spike Lee, St. Clair Bourne, and Gordon Parks; and many others.

The Black Is Beautiful Film Series is curated and hosted by poet Rajnii Eddins.  The series features monthly films by Black film directors.  The films range from the well-known Hollywood blockbusters to award-winning independent films.  Please join us for an afternoon of entertaining and engaging movies!

Date: 
August 13, 2022 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.